Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte (French: [napoleɔ̃ bɔnɑpaʁt]; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. Continue reading

Rosetta Stone found in Egypt

Egyptian archeological digs were performed by a group of French scholars, historians, engineers, and surveyors as members of Napoleon Bonaparte’s invading army in 1798. Continue reading

Scientists in the Armed Forces

Scientists were members French Army's Commission of Science and Arts under Napoleon Bonaparte that conquered Egypt in 1798. Continue reading

Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France

Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France, on May 28, 1804. When on December 2, 1804, at the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, received the crown from Pope Pius VII during a lavish ceremony. Continue reading

A Uniform National Law Code

In 1800 by Napoleon Bonaparte, the First Consul of France, commissioned Code Napoleon (the Napoleonic Code), it was drafted by a council under Jean-Jacques Regis de Cambaceres. Continue reading

Playing deck with double-headed face cards

Double-headed face cards were printed in Germany in late 1813 to commemorate the key allied victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Leipzig. Continue reading