Another look at whether Napoleon was murdered. . .
Napoléon Bonaparte was and still is one of France's most revered heroes. Though born a Corsican in 1769, Napoléon journeyed to France for schooling at the age of nine...
Napoleon faced death more often than most realized.
Davis, John F.
Comments about Ben Weider's book Assassination at St.Helena Revisited, published by Wiley, 1995.
Davis, John F.
More about Napoleon's medical status.
Dean, Peter J.
Napoleon was one of the greatest military minds in the history of warfare. He expanded the conquests of France from her revolutionary borders to that of an Empire that stretched from Spain to the steppes of Russia. Napoleon's genius lay not in the revolutionizing of warfare itself, but in the refinement of existing means...
Was Napoleon's performance at Leipzig on the genius level?
Napoléon undoubtedly had large quantities of arsenic in his body when he died. However, this does not necessarily mean that he was murdered. It could have been self-administered. And that does not necessarily mean suicide...
A list of personal items found in Napoleon's carriage that was captured by the Prussians after Waterloo.
An interesting look at what Napoleon read.
A look at the only the only house Napoleon owned as a private citizen.
The price of exile.
Contemporary descriptions of what Napoleon looked like.
A compilation of the numerous speeches given by Napoleon.
What a contemporary head-of-state had to say about Napoleon.
Napoleon's good luck charm.
Another piece of Napoleon's jewelry.
Forshufvud's theories about poisoning are still very much alive. This is a fascinating theory, but almost too fantastic to be true, and almost the only indication is the arsenic content in the hair...
There has probably never been another person in history who has either more misquoted or have had more words put in his mouth than Napoleon I, Emperor of the French.
Mahapatra, Captain Ramaswamy
A look at whether Napoleon is fairly treated by modern historians.
Markham, J. David
This article examines the impact of the French Revolution and Napoleon on the development of the French educational system.
A look at how Napoleon was portrayed in Georgian and Russian Poetry!
This paper won an Honorable Mention in the Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, or Scientific Paper Category in the 2005 Napoleon Series Writing Contest!
How Napoleon's experience prior to the Coup helped to make him a successful ruler.
This paper won the prize for the Best Social, Economic, Political, Cultural, or Scientific Paper Category in the 2006 Napoleon Series Writing Contest!
How Napoleon used his Bulletins.
The story of the statue of Napoleon at the 1904 Exposition in Saint Louis.
The marriage of Napoleon and Marie-Louise.
A think piece on why Napoleon invaded Russia.
Phonexayphova, Saythala Lay
Saint-Hilaire, Émile Marco de.
One of the first full length biographies of Napoleon. Originally published in French in 1857. This is the first English translation.
The story of Napoleon and Josephine in a nutshell.
Thoughts on the recurring debate over the supposed guilt or innocence of Napoleon Bonaparte for the sins of his era...
Tugan-Baranovsky, D. M.
Napoleon's relationship with the press.
Vance, Thomas J.
If press conferences had been held in Napoleon's day, this is how one may have gone following his death at the Longwood estate on the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic, May 5, 1821
During his exile at St. Helena, Napoleon became a friend to many of the children who lived there.
Napoleon as seen by a 14 year old.
This paper is based on a lecture given at Florida State University in Tallahassee on 18 September 1995 and at the International Military History Festival "Borodino Day," Borodino Russia - September 5-10, 1997
Comments on the three articles above from the author of the book Assassination at St.Helena Revisited.
My Pilgrimage to St. Helena (in English)
Mon Pèlerinage À Sainte Hélène (in French)
Dr. Weider's trip to Saint Helena in 1975.
An overview of Napoleon's civil accomplishments.
A thought provoking piece on how Napoleon's dream of a united Europe is coming true today.
The religious policies of the two Napoleons. This paper won the "Best General History: Honorable Mention" Award in the 2003 Napoleon Series Writing Contest!