Napoleon Bonaparte and the city of Tolentino, Le Marche, Italy

It might seem strange to link Napoleon Bonaparte to the city of Tolentino, however Bonaparte touched the life of this city twice. As a young general Napoleon Bonaparte conducted the first Italian campaign successfully against the Austrians. As a result he eventually persuaded Pope Pius VI, who was aligned with the Austrians, to agree to a peace accord. The signing of this treaty took place in Tolentino on 19th. Continue reading