An international scholarly online history journal on First and Second Empire subjects: articles, bibliographies, book reviews, in english and in french

Delve deeper into Napoleonic history here in our section on the history of the two empires. Alongside a section for those just starting, there are many articles, images with commentary, close-ups and special dossiers for the serious Napoleonic enthusiast.

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Timelines : The Mexican Campaign, 1862-1867
Bibliographies : The Mexican campaign, 1862-1867
In pictures : The crossing of the bridge at Arcole - Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile


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Napoleon in Roman dress

Artist: CHAUDET Antoine-Denis (after)

Technique: Engraving

Place:Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, Prints department

Subjects: Napoleon (Emperor of the French), Propaganda, Sculpture


Reproduction of the statue set at the top of the Vendome column in 1808 and destroyed in 1814. A copy was made during the Second Empire by Dumont and remounted in 1863.


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