21 March 2015

Hundred Days of Napoleon: Bicentennary

Pretty much everybody knows that this year sees the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo on 18 June.  Today is the 200th Anniversary of Napoleon's return to Paris from exile on Elba and start the hundred days campaign which would culminate in his defeat at Waterloo.
Napoleon leaving Elba, painted by Joseph Beaume (from Wikipedia)

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