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Printed decree of the French Republic announcing the “Coup d’Etat of the 18th Brumaire”

Printed decree of the French Republic announcing the “Coup d’Etat of the 18th Brumaire”

- November 1799

This decree announces the decisions taken by the Council of Five Hundred following the 18th Brumaire (November 9, 1799) and the first decisions made by General Napoléon Bonaparte when he was still the general in command of the Paris garrison.

Printing on paper


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