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January 23 - The short-lived Parthenopean Republic is proclaimed in Naples.
March 1 - Napoleon sends a war message to Francis I claiming that he had allowed Suvorov's troops into his country.
March 3 - Corfu's French garrison surrenders to the Russian-Turkish fleet led by Fyodor Fyodorovich Usakov.
March 6 - Napoleon captures Jaffa.
April 27 - Suvorov defeats General Moreau's army at the Battle of Cassano.
May 21 - After two months of failed siege by Akko, Napoleon's troops retreat to Egypt.
May 25 - In the Battle of Stockach, Archduke Charles defeats the armies of Jean-Baptiste Jourdan.
July 15 - French captain Pierre-François Bouchard discovers the Rosette stone.
July 25 - Napoleon defeats the Turkish army stationed near Abukir.
July 28 - Suvorov takes over Mantova.
November 9 - Napoleon Bonaparte goes on a coup, overthrows the Directorate. The next day he chases the council of five hundred with his soldiers, and as the first consul he will be the dictator of France.
Topics of the year
1799 in the literature
February 2 - János Bartha of Finland, actor († 1852)
February 6 - Imre Frivaldszky, naturalist, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences († 1870)
February 14 - Miklós Gaál of Gyula, General of the Hungarian Armed Forces († 1854)
March 26 - Stanisław Worcell, Polish politician, political thinker, friend of Lajos Kossuth († 1857)
April 21 - Mihály Táncsics, writer, publicist, politician († 1884)
May 3 - István Kovács of Nagyajtai, historian, lawyer, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, pioneer of Transylvanian historiography († 1872)
June 6 - Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, Russian poet, writer, language innovator († 1837)
June 13 - Ernő Kiss, General of the Armed Forces, Martyr of Arad († 1849)
November 5 - Barra Imre, Hungarian doctor († 1854)
More list in the category of persons born in 1799
January 2 - János Szily, the first bishop of Szombathely (* 1735)
January 29 - Miklós Skerlecz, politician, economic writer (* 1729)
February 18 - Johann Hedwig, Saxon doctor and naturalist in Transylvania (* 1730)
February 24 - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German writer, aphorist, mathematician, professor of experimental physics (* 1742)
March 13 - István Weszprémi, doctor, pioneer of Hungarian medical history writing (* 1732)
May 18 - Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, French writer, playwright (* 1723)
August 2 - Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier, inventor, hot air balloon builder (* 1745)
August 15 - Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, French General during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (* 1769)
November 2 - Antal Andrássy, Bishop of Rožňava (* 1742)
December 14 - George Washington, Politician, First President of the United States (* 1732)
December 31 - Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer, encyclopedist (* 1723)