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A hat dropped by Napoleon on the battlefield at Waterloo has fetched $400K at auction

PARIS — A hat attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte and said to have been dropped on the battlefield at Waterloo 203 years ago was bought on Monday for more than $400,000. 674 more words

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The hat Napoleon dropped at Waterloo, picked up for a small fortune

A hat attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte and said to have been dropped on the battlefield at Waterloo 203 years ago was bought on Monday for more than $500,000. 599 more words

Battle Of Waterloo

WATERLOO DAY 18th June 1815

WATERLOO DAY – 18th June

http://www.ttandm4h.com have this Waterloo Medal for sale.

Waterloo Medal named to:

HUGH McGILLIVRAY 1st BATTN. 91ST. REGT. FOOT

He is on the medal roll in… 155 more words

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June 18, 1815 A Handful of Nails

The Napoleonic Wars began in 1799, pitting the Grand Armée of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte against a succession of international coalitions. The first five such coalitions formed to oppose him would go down to defeat. 1,048 more words

Today In History

Waterloo in the public imagination

It was on this date in 1815 that the first Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte faced each other on the battlefield for the first and only time. 565 more words

Manuscript Collections

Hope Deal

“A leader is a dealer in hope.” -Napoleon Bonaparte

Thought For The Day

Chaumet: Colours of spring

Napoleon Bonaparte survived many wars, but he succumbed to Empress Josephine’s charms. And while the Empress had one of the world’s most powerful men wrapped around her little finger, she was not immune to the bewitching dazzle of gemstones – Chaumet’s gemstones, to be exact. 190 more words

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