Historical Events in August 1799

  • Aug 13 British fleet under Lord Seymour overthrows Suriname

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Aug 23 Napoleon leaves Egypt for France en route to seize power.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Aug 27 British invasion army lands in North Holland
  • Aug 30 Batavian fleet surrenders to British