Bonaparte Crossing the Alps at the St. Bernard Pass, Jacques-Louis David (1800-1801) #art #painting

Bonaparte Crossing the Alps at the St. Bernard Pass, Jacques-Louis David - My favourite painting of him

Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne, by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, 1806

Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres Napoleon Bonaparte became the Emperor of France after the monarchy was overthrown during the French Revolution.

Napoleon is often represented in his green colonel uniform of the Chasseur à Cheval of the Imperial Guard, the regiment that often served as his personal escort, with a large bicorne and a hand-in-waistcoat gesture —a reference to the painting produced in 1812 by Jacques-Louis David. During the Napoleonic Wars he was taken seriously by the British press as a dangerous tyrant, poised to invade. He was often referred to by the British as Boney.

Napoleon is often represented in his green colonel uniform of the Chasseur à Cheval of the Imperial Guard, the regiment that often served as his personal escort, with a large bicorne and a hand-in-waistcoat gesture.

young Napoleon during the French Revolution ~ Napoleon Bonaparte at Arcole 1796 by Antoine-Jean Gros ~ WHAT KIND OF A NEOPOLEONIC ROD STEWART CONSPIRACY IS THIS??

1801 Antoine-Jean Gros - Bonaparte on the Bridge at Arcole - Antoine-Jean Gros - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Napoleon Bonaparte: A cool dude with skills.  Also, he's similar and different in many ways to Charlemagne.

Napoleon in love: Engagement ring which emperor gave to wife Josephine goes up for auction and is set to fetch £13,000

Napoléon Bonaparte- was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and its associated wars. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 until and again in

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On this day in history-On December.2, 1804 Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France in Paris. In addition he makes his wife, Josephine, empress.

Napoleon Bonaparte Receiving Queen Louisa of Prussia at Tilsit 2 oil painting by Nicolas Louis Francois Gosse, The highest quality oil painting reproductions and great customer service!

One story goes that when Napoleon Bonaparte lost the battle at Waterloo and was isolated to the island of St. Helena in 1815, the New Orleans mayor attempted a rescue attempt. To do so the mayor set everything up and hired a pirate for the rescue. As they were about to set out, they got word that Napoleon had died. Many historians speculate that, if this story was true, what would have happened if Napoleon did escape and made his way to the Americas.

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Napoleon Bonaparte French Military & Political leader & Emperor of France 1804

Napoleon, Francois Gerard (detail) Born in Ajaccio, Corsica in 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte has long fascinated historians, politicians, and people in general. Patriot and power-monger, loving husband and philanderer, revolutionary and self-proclaimed Emperor... Napoleon was nothing if not a pack of fascinating contradictions.

Napoleon Bonaparte, Francois Gerard (detail) Born in Ajaccio, Corsica in 1769

Napoleon Bonaparte

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