Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic)

kingdom in southern Europe between 1805 and 1814

The Kingdom of Italy (1805–1814, Italian: Regno d'Italia; French: Royaume d'Italie) was a kingdom in Northern Italy. It was formerly the Italian Republic. The kingdom was in union with France under Napoleon I. It ended with Napoleon's defeat. It covered Savoy and the modern provinces of Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trentino, South Tyrol, and Marche. Napoleon I also ruled the rest of northern and central Italy in the many different forms. These included Nice, Aosta, Piedmont, Liguria, Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio.

Kingdom of Italy
Regno d'Italia
Royaume d'Italie
Flag of Italy
Coat of arms of Italy
Coat of arms
The Kingdom of Italy in 1812
The Kingdom of Italy in 1812
StatusIn personal union with the French Empire
Common languagesItalian, French
GovernmentConstitutional monarchy
• 1805–1814
Napoleon I
• 1805–1814
Eugène de Beauharnais
LegislatureConsultant Senate
Historical eraNapoleonic Wars
17 March 1805
19 March 1805
23 May 1805
26 December 1805
8 February 1814
11 April 1814
30 May 1814
CurrencyItalian Lira
ISO 3166 codeIT
Preceded by
Succeeded by
First French Empire
Italian Republic
Venetian Province
Papal States
Republic of Noli
Republic of Ragusa
Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia
Kingdom of Sardinia
Duchy of Modena and Reggio
Papal States