Historical Events in May 1814

  • May 4 Bourbon reign restored in France
  • May 4 King Ferdinand VII of Spain signs the Decree of the 4th of May, returning Spain to absolutism.
  • May 5 British attack Ft Ontario, Oswego, NY
  • May 17 Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden (National Day)
  • May 17 Norwegian constitution passed by constitutent assembly at Eidsvoll
  • May 17 Occupation of Monaco changes from French to Austrian.

AgreementTreaty of Interest

May 30 Napoleonic Wars: War of the Sixth Coalition - the Treaty of Paris (1814) is signed returning French borders to their 1792 extent.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte