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  • Later he gave me a mini-lecture on the difference between tumblers and racers, and on Napoleon's role in the breeding of the former.

    Finding Calm in Mike Tyson's Pigeon Coop

  • There it struck the fancy of Napoleon's brother Joseph Bonaparte, commander of French forces in Spain during the Peninsular War and, for a brief period, a usurper of the Spanish throne.

    The Compassionate Scoundrel

  • They were only released when word was received approving their trip to Paris, where they met Napoleon's wife Marie Louise but not the Emperor himself.


  • Nonetheless, here are the insects, spiders, and other horrors, featured in my book "Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects," you should most fear on your summer vacation:

    10 Bugs That Will Ruin Your Summer Vacation (PHOTOS)

  • I remember his driving me and my sister to Borodino one day – the battleground where Napoleon's army met the Russian Army in one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Napoleonic wars – and it was as if he knew every last detail of the battle, re-enacting the events, and showing us what happened where.

    Yuri Gagarin's daughter: 'It wasn't enough for him, it was too quick!' – interview

  • Each episode of the period drama nine in total introduces one of Napoleon's lovers, including Billie Whitelaw as his first wife Joséphine de Beauharnais.

    TV on DVD

  • Latin America, Western twin of European Modernity in the early 19th century, never fully embraced Napoleon's victory-or-death vision.

    Michael Vlahos: Chilean Transcendence

  • But Napoleon's vision brought European civilization to its knees -- to its very last gasp -- by 1945.

    Michael Vlahos: Chilean Transcendence

  • From Napoleon's Pyramids and The Rosetta Key, I explore the early perils of Western intervention in the Middle East, but only through the misadventures of an American rascal.

    William Dietrich: Put the Story in History

  • It took over 15 years for me to get in to see Napoleon's Tomb in Les Invalides, but I'm glad I finally made it.

    What to Do in Paris / Que faire a Paris? - French Word-A-Day


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