History Stories
CATEGORY: Napoleon Bonaparte
How Napoleon Plotted One of History’s Greatest Prison Breaks
February 26, 2018

The French emperor escaped his island prison in plain sight. Read More

Napoleon’s Legendary Steed Finds His Footing
May 2, 2017

For the first time since the horse’s death, both of Marengo’s front hooves are back together again. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of Waterloo
June 18, 2015

Explore seven surprising facts about one of the most significant battles in European history. Read More

Napoleon’s Hat Fetches $2.4 Million at Auction
November 18, 2014

A Napoleon memorabilia auction this past weekend brought in $12.5 million and proved the enduring interest in the French emperor. Read More

6 Things You Should Know About Napoleon
April 11, 2014

Discover six illuminating facts about the ostentatious French emperor. Read More

Why Napoleon’s Invasion of Russia Was the Beginning of the End
June 22, 2012

Trace Napoleon's route through Russia during his disastrous invasion. Read More