Napoleon
Napoléon Bonaparte (/nəˈpoʊliən, -ˈpoʊljən/; [napɔleɔ̃ bɔnapaʁt], born Napoleone di Buonaparte; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence dur...
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Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
6 Things You Should Know About Napoleon Bonaparte
At the height of his power, Napoleon Bonaparte controlled a huge chunk of Europe, from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to present-day Poland in the east. But on April 11, 1814, after a series of mil...
Napoleon exiled to Elba - Apr 11, 1814
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 Mediterran...
L'irato
Maestro Gregory Buchalter conducts Opera Fairbanks Gala Concert celebrating Alaska's 50 years of statehood. May 22, 2009. Live from Hering Auditorium, Fairba...
Joséphine de Beauharnais
Joséphine de Beauharnais (23 June 1763 - 29 May 1814) was the first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte, and thus the first Empress of the French. Her first husband A...
Wellington's Victory
Or how the british defeated the french in Vitoria as told by a german... Illustrations took from the Waterloo battle. When the news of the battle reached Vie...
1812 Overture
Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture Finale.
Battle of Waterloo - Video
A video showing the major events of the greatest Napoleonic battle.
Boulogne Sur Mer
Our video travel guide to the coastal town of Boulogne Sur Mer. Get there by direct fast ferry from Dover, you needn't take the car.
Battle of Austerlitz
The Battle of Austerlitz, also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of Napoleon's greatest victories, effectively destroying the Third Coalitio...
Battle of Waterloo
Last battle of Napoleon which led him to his downfall. He was exhiled after this battle till his death in 1821. The footage is from the miniseries Napoleon...
Military career of Napoleon Bonaparte
The military career of Napoleon Bonaparte spanned over 20 years. As emperor, he led the French Armies in the Napoleonic Wars. He is widely regarded as a military genius and one of the best commanders ...
French Revolutionary Wars
The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts, lasting from 1792 until 1802, resulting from the French Revolution. Primarily fought between the French First Republic and s...
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Siege of Toulon
The Siege of Toulon (18 September - 18 December 1793) was an early Republican victory over a Royalist rebellion in the Southern French city of Toulon. It is also called the Fall of Toulon.
After t...
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13 Vendémiaire
13 Vendémiaire Year 4 (5 October 1795 in the French Republican Calendar) is the name given to a battle between the French Revolutionary troops and Royalist forces in the streets of Paris. The battle w...
13 Vendémiaire - Wikipedia
Coup of 18 Fructidor
The Coup of 18 Fructidor, Year V, was a seizure of power by members of the French Directory on 4 September 1797 when their opponents, the Royalists, were gaining strength. Brown stresses the turn tow...
Coup of 18 Fructidor - Wikipedia
Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars
The Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars (1792–1802) were a series of conflicts fought principally in Northern Italy between the French Revolutionary Army and a Coalition of Austria, Rus...
Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars - Wikipedia
Treaty of Campo Formio
The Treaty of Campo Formio (today Campoformido) was signed on 18 October 1797 (27 Vendémiaire VI) by Napoleon Bonaparte and Count Philipp von Cobenzl as representatives of the French Republic and the ...
Treaty of Campo Formio - Wikipedia
French Campaign in Egypt and Syria
The French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Orient, ostensibly to protect French trade interests, undermine Britain's access to India, and to establish ...
French Campaign in Egypt and Syria - Wikipedia
War of the Second Coalition
The War of the Second Coalition (1798–1802) was the second war on revolutionary France by the conservative European monarchies, led by Britain, Austria and Russia, and including the Ottoman Empire, Po...
War of the Second Coalition - Wikipedia
18 Brumaire
The coup of 18 Brumaire brought General Napoleon Bonaparte to power as First Consul of France, and, in the view of most historians, ended the French Revolution. The coup d'état overthrew the Directory...
18 Brumaire - Wikipedia
First Consul
The Consulate was the government of France from the fall of the Directory in the coup of Brumaire in 1799 until the start of the Napoleonic Empire in 1804. By extension, the term The Consulate also re...
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Battle of Marengo
The Battle of Marengo was fought on 14 June 1800 between French forces under Napoleon Bonaparte and Austrian forces near the city of Alessandria, in Piedmont, Italy. The French overcame General Mich...
Battle of Marengo - Wikipedia
Conspiration des poignards
The Conspiration des poignards (Daggers Conspiracy) or Complot de l'Opéra (Opera Plot) was an alleged assassination attempt against Napoleon Bonaparte, the members of the plot were not clearly establi...
Conspiration des poignards - Wikipedia
Plot of the Rue Saint-Nicaise
The plot of the rue Saint-Nicaise, also known as the Machine infernale (English: Infernal machine) plot, was an assassination attempt on the life of the First Consul of France, Napoleon Bonaparte,...
Plot of the Rue Saint-Nicaise - Wikipedia