Bonaparte returns to France.

August 23: Bonaparte had no news from France in six months. The British admiral Sir Sidney Smith sends him a pack of French newspapers, which he reads in one night. He hands over command of the army to General Kl├ęber and leaves Egypt returned to France on August 23, 1799.

October 16: Bonaparte arrives in Paris for public celebrations, leaving Egypt before the situation turns into a disaster.

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