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The Coronation of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French.

The coronation of the Emperor Napoleon I and the Empress Josephine by Jacques-Louis David, 1808.

Napoleon’s story is one that I have always gone back to from time to time because of my interest in European history and in particular revolutionary Europe of the nineteenth century. 1,039 more words


A hint to the blind & foolish, or The Bourbon dynasty in danger!

  • Printmaker: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, printmaker.
  • Title: A hint to the blind & foolish, or The Bourbon dynasty in danger! / G. Cruikshank fect.
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Prints & Drawings

April 11 - "Napoleon Bonaparte Banished "

On this day in 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor of France and one of the greatest military leaders in history, abdicates the throne, and, in the Treaty of Fontainebleau, is banished to the Mediterranean island of Elba. 307 more words

This Week In History

December 2 1804 Napoleon declares himself Emperor of France

On December 2nd 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte became the first Emperor of France in a thousand years. The previous Emperors were Charlemagne‘s Carolingian Dynasty during the 8th and 9th centuries… 169 more words


Napoleon I, Emperor of the French

In today’s featured monarch section I thought I would focus on Napoleon. I will be upfront and say I am not crazy about this guy although I must admit what he did greatly impacted European history and the events surrounding him are fascinating. 876 more words

Featured Monarch

"Skepticism Is A Virtue In History..."

“…As Well As In Philosophy.”