1820) by New York City writer James Kirke Paulding(1778-1860), emulating an earlier series by Washington Irving and others; Cooke = probably Thomas Potter Cooke (1786-1864), a noted English actor; Bonaparte = Napoleon Bonaparte
died on St.
"Let me tell you that if Napoleon Bonaparte
had studied the letters of his name on the 14th of April, 1814, he might perhaps be Emperor still."
You talk as if you thought you was Napoleon Bonaparte
." He glared at the youth for a moment, and then strode away.
When the eagles of Napoleon Bonaparte
, the Corsican upstart, were flying from Provence, where they had perched after a brief sojourn in Elba, and from steeple to steeple until they reached the towers of Notre Dame, I wonder whether the Imperial birds had any eye for a little corner of the parish of Bloomsbury, London, which you might have thought so quiet, that even the whirring and flapping of those mighty wings would pass unobserved there?
1870: Emperor Napoleon III, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte
, was deposed and the Third Republic declared in France.
1815 Napoleon Bonaparte
swears fidelity to Constitution of France.
1660: King Charles II landed at Dover after being exiled for nine years 1805: Napoleon Bonaparte
is crowned King of Italy 1896: The last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, is crowned 1922: Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin suffers a stroke 1950: Petrol rationing ends in Britain after 11 years, causing long queues at garages 1955: The Conservatives, led by Anthony Eden (pictured), win the general election 1967: The Beatles' Sgt.
When Napoleon Bonaparte
led the Army of the Orient into Egypt in 1798, he expected the Egyptians to welcome him as a liberator.
was sent to St Helena by the British government after his troops' defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.
Earlier, the premier, in his conversation with reporters at the PM Office, had reflected on the failure of leaders like Adolf Hitler and Napoleon Bonaparte
, saying that they 'faced defeat as they did not change their strategies according to the situation and (as a result) their armies were marooned in Russia'.
once said, 'Power is my mistress.