A Cursory View of
Prussia from the Death of Frederick II to the Peace of Tilsit
Note: These letters won Honorable Mention in the Archival Category of
the 2004 Napoleon Series Writing Contest!
A contemporary view of Prussia as seen through a series of letters
written by a Prussian gentleman and published in Great Britain in
1809. (Provided by Greg Gorsuch)
Proclamation at La Coruña
1808 before the Napoleonic Invasion of Spain
A primary source document that shows the depth of the anti-Napoleon
sentiments in Spain.
Agents of Napoleon in Egypt: 1801 to 1815
Even after their army left, the French still exerted influence in
Did the 16th century French physician and mystic Nostradamus
Brime, D. Fernando Fernandez.
Benavente and Its Environs during the War of Independence
Translated by Caroline Miley
The impact of the French occupation of Spain on the town of Benavente.
Population of Spain and Portugal in 1808
One of the more difficult tasks for historians of the Peninsula War
is determining the population of Spain and Portugal...
Napoleonic Institute of Egypt
The scientific and cultural institute set up by the French invaders
to study Egypt.
Marking Waterloo Honorable Mention Winner of the 2016 Napoleon Series Writing Contest for Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, Biographical, or Scientific Paper!
How Great Britain marked the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo with different religious and civil events.
The Ney Trilogy: Three
Short Stories about the "Bravest of the Brave"
A trio of stories about Marshal Ney.
Fedosova, Elena I.
Projects of Napoleon Bonaparte
How Napoleon dealt with the centuries old "Polish" problem.
George, Christopher T.
Eroica Riddle: Did Napoleon Remain Beethoven's "Hero?"
sIn recording his memories of Ludwig van Beethoven, Ferdinand Ries
set in stone one of the enduring myths of nineteenth century cultural
history: That in 1804 the composer angrily revoked his planned dedication
to Napoleon Bonaparte of his Third (Eroica) Symphony when he learned
that Napoleon had declared himself Emperor.
Legion of Honor
Building Replica In San Francisco
A look at an art museum that is a replica of the original Legion
of Honor building (Palais de la Legion d'Honneur) in Paris.
The d'Enghien Affair: Crime
This paper won the Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, or
Scientific Paper Award in the 2005 Napoleon Series Writing Contest!
Was Napoleon justified in kidnapping and executing the last prince
The Execution of Johann Philipp
Johann Philipp Palm, an
obscure bookseller from Nuremberg, was executed on the orders of a
French military court on 26 August 1806. He was found guilty of publishing
and distributing libelous pamphlets about France and Napoleon.
Holmberg, Tom & Sewell, Max
The attempt on Napoleon's life with the "Infernal Machine"
on Christmas Eve, 24 December,1800.
Toussaint, Napoleon, and Slavery
Napoleon's policy on slavery in Haiti.
The Ancien Régime
Peerage (4 August 1789)
The French Peerage on the eve of the Revolution.
France’s Royal and Imperial
Crown Jewels: 1792-2005
What happened to the French crown Jewels
States and Sovereigns
in the Italian Peninsula: 1 January
The political make up of Italy in 1794
Nominations to the Order of
Golden Fleece by King Joseph I of Spain
Who received this prestigious award during the French occupation
British Peerage in 1818
A handy guide of who was who and who was what!
The Impact of the
French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars on the Greek Independence Movement
The struggle for an independent Greece.
1808, the Point of Implosion
for the Napoleonic Empire: How the Peninsular War shows that the
Empire’s Policy of Enlargement Lacked a Political
and Cultural Relativism
The Female Artist in the Ancien Regime versus the Napoleonic Regime: Different Systems of State Sponsorship? Winner of the 2016 Napoleon Series Writing Contest for Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, Biographical, or Scientific Paper!
The Impact of the French
Occupation on Romangordo, Spain
Document about the Occupation
of Romangordo, Spain by the French
Documento En El Que Se Habla
De La Ocupación De Romangordo Por Los Franceses
A series of articles on the history of the the area surrounding the
bridge at Almaraz, including the village of Romangordo, which had
considerable damage done to it by the French. Mr. Prieto also tells
of some of the legends about the area, including how some of the key
terrain in the battle received the names it did.
An Analysis of Shared
Values: Spain 1808
A look at the rise of Spanish nationalism.
A Strategic Syllogism of the 1810 Portuguese Campaign: a
Day of Wrath, A Day of Death: Tojal, 20 September 1810
The French occupation of Viseu.
Beyond the Image of Glory:
Gros’ Masterpiece on Focus-- Pictorial Evaluations, Structural elements,
and Propaganda Achievements
A look at how paintings were an early form of Napoleonic propaganda!
Italian Campaigns: Critical
and Strategic Annotations on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Essay
An examination of the inaccuracies in Emerson's “Napoleon;
or, the Man of the World”
Junot and the Holy Bible of Belem
The most famous of General Junot's loot.
Istria Military -- the Town
of Rijeka and the Contingencies of Napoleonic Warfare in the Years 1796-1797
The impact of the revolutionary wars on one town.
in the Balkania Major from Dalmatia through Herzegovina and Bosnia:
the Long Way to the Balkans
The strategic goals of the French in the Balkans.
The Silence of God:
the British Cemetery at Elvas
How some of the British fallen from Albuera and the 1811 siege of Badajoz are remembered today.
of Honour: The King’s German Legion Casualties Buried at
Where the KGL officers were buried.
Identity and Memory of the Peninsular War: a Survey of
Graves at Elvas
The graves of General Hoghton and Colonel White.
and Warfare in the 1811 Peninsular War: a Story of Military Honour
The impact on a British officer of the escape of the French garrison
a Case of Popular Rejection
through the Pages of Valentino Alberti
The local population's re-action to French occupation as seen through
the diary of resident.
No Retreat from Destiny: the Mellish Donkey Incident
A humorous look at how a British officer turned a 700% profit!
of the Rosetta Stone
One of the most important archaeological finds in history
was the discovery of the Rosetta Stone during Napoleon's Egyptian Expedition...
Vovsi, Eman M.
Napoléon’s Paper Veterans – Petits Soldats de Strasbourg
Paper soldiers from the 19th Century!
And The Jews
One of the many contributions that Napoleon has made, and perhaps
his most important and lasting one, was his Civil Code. It was then
that Napoleon decided to liberate and offer Liberty, Equality and
Fraternity to Jews, Protestants and Freemasons.
Did General Cambronne really say "La Garde muert, elle ne
se rend pas!" during the last phase of the Battle of Waterloo, or did
he say nothing because he was already captured...
Napoleonic Avant-Garde Battles
A free set of Napoleonic wargame rules!