First French Empire

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French Empire[1][2]
Empire Français
1804–1814
1815
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Imperial Coat o airms
Anthem: "Veillons au salut de l'Empire"'
"
Chant du départ" (de facto)[3][4]
(Inglis: "Song of the Departure")
"Marche consulaire"
(Scots: "Mairch o the Consulate")
The First French Empire at its greatest extent in 1812.[5]   French Empire
The First French Empire at its greatest extent in 1812.[5]
  French Empire
The French Empire an sphere o influence in 1812.   French Empire in 1804   French acquisitions efter 1804   Satellite states                      French sphere o influence
The French Empire an sphere o influence in 1812.
  French Empire in 1804
  French acquisitions efter 1804

                     French sphere o influence

Caipital Paris
Common leids French
Releegion Roman Catholicism, Lutheranism, Calvinism, Judaism, Laïcité
Govrenment Absolute Monarchy
Emperor  
• 1804–1814/1815
Napoleon I
• 1815
Napoleon II[6]
Legislatur Pairlament
Senate
Corps législatif
Historical era Napoleonic Wars
18 May 1804
2 December 1804
7 Julie 1807
24 Juin 1812
11 Aprile 1814
20 Mairch – 7 Julie 1815
Aurie
1812[5] 860,000 km2 (330,000 sq mi)
Population
• 1812
44000000
Currency French Franc
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
French First Republic
Kinrick o Holland
Ligurian Republic
Kinrick o Fraunce
Principality o the Netherlands
Moresnet
Luxembourg
Tuscany
The day pairt o

The First French Empire[1][2] (French: Empire Français), wis the empire o Napoleon Bonaparte o Fraunce an the dominant pouer in much o continental Europe at the beginnin o the 19t century.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 But still domestically styled as French Republic until 1808: compare the French franc minted in 1808 [1] and in 1809 [2], as well as Article 1 of the Constitution of the Year XII, which reads in English "The Government of the Republic is vested in an Emperor, who takes the title of Emperor of the French."
  2. 2.0 2.1 The official bulletin of laws of the French Empire
  3. Le Chant du Départ, Fondation Napoléon, 2008, retrieved 16 May 2012 
  4. Words and Music, Fondation Napoléon, 2008, retrieved 6 July 2014 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Taagepera1997
  6. Accordin tae his faither's will anly. Atween 23 Juin an 7 Julie Fraunce wis held bi a Commission o Govrenment o five members, which never summoned Napoleon II as emperor in ony offeecial act, an no regent wis ever appyntit while waitin the return o the keeng. [3]

Coordinates: 48°49′N 2°29′E / 48.817°N 2.483°E / 48.817; 2.483