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15.2.1798

General Louis Alexandre Berthier (1753-1815) proclaims a Roman republic from the Capitoline Hill.

Primary sources

  • Thiele I, p. 127 (incorrectly dates the event 18.2.1798).

Other references

  • Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon, Italien, Vol. XII, p. 706.
  • Rainer Schoch: ‘Rom 1797 – Frihedens tilflugtssted’, in: B. Jørnæs et al. (ed.): Kunst og Liv i Thorvaldsens Rom, Copenhagen 1992, p. 10.

Last updated 16.06.2014