With the arriving to the power of Napoléon, the economy can restart. The bourgeois buy the old religious buildings and tranform them in industrial buildings. The process of the Industrial Revolution is moving.
In Liège, the armory manufacturing for civilian and military people is existing for several centuries. With the Napoléon administration, the armory industry of Liège is improving very well. At this time, the Liège area is one of the most important center of the armory manufacturing in the world.
Below, a molten item of a cannon produced in 1812. This one is located in the courtyard of the Grand Curtius.