Cispadane Republic

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Cispadane Republic:

see Cisalpine RepublicCisalpine Republic
, Italian state created by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1797 by uniting the Transpadane and Cispadane republics, which he had established (1796) N and S of the Po River.
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Cispadane Republic


an Italian republic dependent on France. The Cispadane Republic was established in 1796 at the order of Napoleon Bonaparte. Located on the right bank of the Po River, it included Bologna, Modena, Ferrara, and Reggio neir Emilia. In 1797 the Cispadane Republic became part of the Cisalpine Republic.

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