1798 Repubblica Romana 10 Paoli

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1798 Repubblica Romana 10 Paoli Resto Banco di S. Spirito Repubblica Romana , anno 7, BB/VF

The Roman Republic (Italian: Repubblica Romana) was proclaimed on 15 February 1798 after Louis-Alexandre Berthier, a general of Napoleon, had invaded the city of Rome on 10 February. The Roman Republic was one of the Italian "sister republics" of Revolutionary France. It was placed under the French Directory and was composed of territory conquered from the Papal States. Pope Pius VI was exiled to France and died there in 1799. It immediately took control of the other two former-papal revolutionary administrations, the Tiberina Republic and the Anconine Republic. The Roman Republic was short-lived, as the Papal States were restored in October 1799.