Napoleon Series Archive 2016

Re: Treason and Rebellion are Punishable by Death

Interesting viewpoint, but most of it isn't relevant to the period. And it should be remembered that Napoleon was not the aggressor in the wars of 1805, 1806, 1807, and 1809. And one of the main reasons that Napoleon opted for the imperial dignity was the repeated assassination attempts against him as First Consul, attempted by the Bourbons and their supporters and supported by the British government.
If France was so stable under Charles X, why was there a revolution in 1830 that forced him out?

Napoleon instigated the aggression by a ridiculously bellicose foreign policy based on unrealistic objectives. Let us recall that it was Napoleon's own Marshals who turned on him in what was essentially a coup itself, otherwise the war would've continued in 1814. Showing quite clearly that he was much like any other ruler, dependent on his supporters. And when they deemed him unstable they would move to depose him themselves. Napoleon would've fallen eventually wether by foreign or French hands.

If Louis Phillipe did so well, why another revolution in 1848?

I didn't say he did so well, I said he did about as well as Napoleon.

I would submit that Napoleon's defeat and exile and the repeated attempts by both his French successors and from the other European heads of state, as well as the settlement in Vienna in 1814-1815 (which actually was a meeting to divide the loot) to root out the reforms brought by the Revolution and Consulate, caused much social unrest and brought on more revolutions and upheaval not only in France, but in Belgium and Holland, Spain, Poland and elsewhere.

Peace in Europe so long as Napoleon is calling the shots works in a generally dictatorial sense, and as catchy as comparing the Congress of Vienna to Pirates is, it was a necessary congress to try and redraw the map of Europe after 20 years of war, in which whole swathes of territory were altered to create buffers for France. But we can go into the, unrealistic, land hungry, failings of those nation makers some other time.
I don't quite see the logic in the allies causing all the later trouble when their intention was depose Napoleon, surely it all traces back to source.

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