The Kingdom of Naples (Italian: Regno di Napoli; Neapolitan: Regno 'e Napule) was a French client state in southern Italy created in 1806 when the Bourbon Ferdinand IV & VII of Naples and Sicily sided with the Third Coalition against Napoleon and was in return ousted from his kingdom by a French invasion.
Apr 09, 2018 · The Kingdom of Naples was created in 1282 as a result of the War of the Sicilian Vespers, where the Island of Sicily revolted and was conquered by the Crown of Aragon. By Meeeeerko – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Aug 30, 2009 · The history of the kingdom of Naples is intimately tied to the history of Europe and reflects the intrigue, turmoil and bloody relations of the ruling dynasties and governments of the time. The interests of France, Britain, Austria, Spain are all reflected in the story of Naples.
1734-1806 For the years 1734-1806, see Kingdom of Unified Naples (in contemporary sources also refered to as the Kingdom of Two Sicilies : Monthenault d'Egly 1741). 1806-1815 For 6 months in 1799, the Kingdom of Naples (not Sicily) was occupied by French troops and reorganized as the Neapolitan or Parthenopean Republic.
Thus, Naples became part of the Kingdom of Piedmont and in November of that year, the king entered the city in triumph. Later, it was to become part of the newly formed Kingdom of Italy. From the 19th Century to the Present Day By the early 19th century, Naples had become a divided city.
History of the KINGDOM OF NAPLES 1250 - 1489 | An English translation of a key Italian history of the Kingdom of Naples from the death in 1250 of the German Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen who ruled Naples and Sicily, down through the reign of King Ferdinand of Naples in the late 1480s, shortly before Naples became a province of Spain, The author, Angelo di Costanzo (1507-1591), was one of ...
Naples then became the capital of the kingdom, to which, however, Peter III of Aragon laid claim on account of his marriage to a daughter of Manfred. The people, who could not endure French rule, opened the way for him by the Sicilian Vespers (1282), and Sicily remained under the power of the Aragonese ; but, under James, second son of Peter ...
The territory of the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily covers South Italy from the provinces of Campania and Molise to Calabria and Sicily. It is a fast-growing country. The number of inhabitants sums up to 3.5 million in 1750, and to 5.0 million in 1800.
The kingdom was formed when the Kingdom of Sicily merged with the Kingdom of Naples, which was officially known as the Kingdom of Sicily.Since both kingdoms were named Sicily, they were collectively known as the "Two Sicilies" (Utraque Sicilia, literally "both Sicilies"), and the unified kingdom adopted this name.
Naples also suffered severely during the Second World War. Allied bombing did great damage to the city. In the late 20th century Naples suffered high unemployment. However in the 1990s the situation changed and Naples was regenerated. Today Naples is a thriving city. In 2018 the population of Naples was 967,000. A brief history of Venice, Italy