Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon and Hitler: A Comparative Biography

Writer and commentator Dennis Prager has often argued that people who see themselves as victims are responsible for a lot…

3 weeks ago

10 Things You Might Not Know About Napoleon Bonaparte

1. Though the future emperor of France was baptized as Napoléon, his parents nicknamed him Nabulio. In fact, there’s a…

8 months ago

One Hundred Days: Napoleon’s Road to Waterloo

In February of 1815, France’s king, Louis XVIII, believed all was right with the world. Napoleon Bonaparte, however, saw things…

8 months ago

Excommunicated and Outlawed: Putin and Bonaparte, The Pariahs of Europe

The similarities between Vladimir Putin and Napoleon Bonaparte are at once striking. Napoleon was at the apogee of his career and power in the…

2 years ago

Napoleon Bonaparte

Alan Schom, former professor of French and European history at the University of California, Riverside, and Southern Connecticut State University,…

3 years ago

Donald Trump’s Nether Universe, and Napoleon Bonaparte

By any measure, Donald Trump was trumped by Napoleon Bonaparte. Admittedly, the US President has a rather remarkable record for…

4 years ago

Noblesse Oblige: Alan Strauss-Schom On How Napoleon III “Left France a Modern and Prosperous Nation”

Donald Trump has dramatically demonstrated how frighteningly easy it is to render character assassinations of opponents, manufacture fake news, and…

4 years ago

Why ABBA Got It Wrong: Napoleon Did Not “Surrender at Waterloo!”

Ah, the vagaries of history! It seems that two centuries after British forces defeated Napoleon Bonaparte’s army in Belgium, another…

4 years ago

Making History: The Day When Napoleon and Trump Rose to Power

Whoever said that history keeps repeating itself was right—at least judging by past week’s events. When Donald Trump was elected…

4 years ago

J. David Markham Debunks Tall Tales About Napoleon’s Height—And Other “General” Misconceptions

The first Emperor of France who conquered much of Europe, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821) was one of the greatest military commanders in…

10 years ago