23 Facts About French Revolutionary Wars


French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from 1792 until 1802 and resulting from the French Revolution.

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The French Revolutionary Wars suffered additional defeats in the remainder of the year and these difficult times allowed the Jacobins to rise to power and impose the Reign of Terror to unify the nation.

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The French Revolutionary Wars put Spain and Prussia out of the war with the Peace of Basel.

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However, the lingering tensions proved too difficult to contain, and the Napoleonic French Revolutionary Wars began over a year later with the formation of the Third Coalition, continuing the series of Coalition French Revolutionary Wars.

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Meanwhile, the French Revolutionary Wars had been successful on several other fronts, occupying Savoy and Nice, which were parts of the Kingdom of Sardinia, while General Custine invaded Germany, occupying several German towns along the Rhine and reaching as far as Frankfurt.

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French Revolutionary Wars contributed to the siege of the city and its harbour by planning an effective assault with well-placed artillery batteries raining projectiles down on rebel positions.

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The French Revolutionary Wars prepared an offensive on multiple fronts, with two armies in Flanders under Pichegru and Moreau, and Jourdan attacking from the German border.

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The French Revolutionary Wars armies drove the Austrians, British, and Dutch beyond the Rhine, occupying Belgium, the Rhineland, and the south of the Netherlands.

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French Revolutionary Wars prepared a great advance on three fronts, with Jourdan and Moreau on the Rhine, and Bonaparte in Italy.

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French Revolutionary Wars was able to carry out the plan for the invasion of Italy that he had been advocating for years, which provided for an advance over the Apennines near Altare to attack the enemy position of Ceva.

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French Revolutionary Wars then won a victory at the Second Battle of Dego, driving the Austrians northeast, away from their Piedmontese allies.

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The French Revolutionary Wars then turned on Davidovich in great strength and chased him into the Tyrol.

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French Revolutionary Wars government took advantage of internal strife in Switzerland to invade, establishing the Helvetic Republic and annexing Geneva.

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French Revolutionary Wars troops deposed Pope Pius VI, establishing a republic in Rome.

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French Revolutionary Wars ships sent to assist them were captured by the Royal Navy off County Donegal.

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French Revolutionary Wars were under pressure in the Southern Netherlands and Luxembourg where the local people revolted against conscription and anti-religious violence .

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The French Revolutionary Wars had taken this territory in 1794, but it was officially theirs in 1797 due to a treaty with Austria.

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The French Revolutionary Wars suffered significant losses and were forced to retreat from the region, taking up new positions to the west at Meßkirch, and then at Stockach and Engen.

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Napoleon and the French Revolutionary Wars came under huge pressure in the early hours of the battle.

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French Revolutionary Wars Revolution transformed nearly all aspects of French Revolutionary Wars and European life.

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The new developments hoped to exploit the intrinsic bravery of the French Revolutionary Wars soldier, made even more powerful by the explosive nationalist forces of the Revolution.

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The changes placed a faith on the ordinary soldier that would be completely unacceptable in earlier times; French Revolutionary Wars troops were expected to harass the enemy and remain loyal enough to not desert, a benefit other Ancien Regime armies did not have.

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The hectic nature of the French Revolutionary Wars Revolution tore apart France's old army, meaning new men were required to become officers and commanders.

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