Portrait of Napoléon on the Imperial Throne - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres Napoleon Bonaparte became the Emperor of France after the monarchy was overthrown during the French Revolution.

young Napoleon during the French Revolution ~ Napoleon Bonaparte at Arcole 1796 by Antoine-Jean Gros ~ WHAT KIND OF A NEOPOLEONIC ROD STEWART CONSPIRACY IS THIS??

1801 Antoine-Jean Gros - Bonaparte on the Bridge at Arcole - Antoine-Jean Gros - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Napoleon is often represented in his green colonel uniform of the Chasseur à Cheval of the Imperial Guard, the regiment that often served as his personal escort, with a large bicorne and a hand-in-waistcoat gesture —a reference to the painting produced in 1812 by Jacques-Louis David. During the Napoleonic Wars he was taken seriously by the British press as a dangerous tyrant, poised to invade. He was often referred to by the British as Boney.

Napoleon is often represented in his green colonel uniform of the Chasseur à Cheval of the Imperial Guard, the regiment that often served as his personal escort, with a large bicorne and a hand-in-waistcoat gesture.

One story goes that when Napoleon Bonaparte lost the battle at Waterloo and was isolated to the island of St. Helena in 1815, the New Orleans mayor attempted a rescue attempt. To do so the mayor set everything up and hired a pirate for the rescue. As they were about to set out, they got word that Napoleon had died. Many historians speculate that, if this story was true, what would have happened if Napoleon did escape and made his way to the Americas.

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"Napoleon Near Moscow, Waiting for a Boyar Deputation," by Vasili Vereshchagin

"Before Moscow - expecting the deputation of boyars" - Vasiliy Vasilyevich Vereschagin

Napoléon Bonaparte en tenue de général de division, première campagne d'Italie, 1796-1797

Napoleon oil painting by Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille, The highest quality oil painting reproductions and great customer service!

Napoleon at the Isle of St. Helena, 1998 Oil on Canvas 43" x 27" © Vasily Shulzhenko

Napoleon at the Isle of St. Helena, 1998 Oil on Canvas x © Vasily Shulzhenko

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