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How Napoleon could have escaped exile by submarine: Smuggler 'was offered to rescue emperor on South Atlantic island Tom Johnso.

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Why is Napoleon depicted with his hand in his coat?

Napoleon was the first leader in Europe to grant liberty, equality and fraternity to all religions. In this lithograph of the period, Napoleon is granting liberty to the Jews.

Napoleon was the first leader in Europe to grant liberty, equality and fraternity to all religions. In this lithograph of the period, Napoleon is granting liberty to the Jews.

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Marie-Josephe-Rose Tascher was born to Joseph and Rose-Marie Tascher in 1763 on the Caribbean island of Martinique, and was known as Ros.

St. Helena, the isolated British island in the South Atlantic where Napoleon was exiled after his defeat at Waterloo in 1815

Helena, the isolated British island in the South Atlantic where Napoleon was exiled after his defeat at Waterloo in 1815

Elisa Bonaparte as Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 1809.

This is Napoleon's eldest sister, Elisa Bonaparte. She was Princess of Piombino and Lucca, and the Grand Duchess of Tuscany.

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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon - Jeune Lucien Napoleon Murat.jpg

Marshal Jean Mathiue Philibert Sérurier as an aristocratic general and survivor of the ancien regime who supported the French Revolution (and survived the experience), before playing an important part in both Napoleon's first victorious campaign in Italy in 1796-7 and his rise to power in 1799. He retained his post at the Invalides until the second Bourbon restoration after the battle of Waterloo, retaining it after both the first Bourbon restoration and Napoleon's brief return.

Marshal Jean Mathiue Philibert Sérurier as an aristocratic general and survivor of the ancien regime who supported the French Revolution

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Clio's Lessons: French Revolution - The Peace of Campo Formio?

Napoleon on the beach at Boulogne

Grande Armee's Invasion Practice for Invasion of Britain

Famous smuggler, adventurer and inventor of submarines - shown here in 1834.

The Secret Plot to Rescue Napoleon by Submarine

Tom Johnson, the famous smuggler, adventurer, and inventor of submarines, sketched in 1834 for the publication of Scenes and Stories by a Clergyman in Debt.

Napoleon was exiled from St. Helena. This is considered a loss for him because of his loss of power and control. This is the last major even that happened to him before he died.

Napoleon in Exile. A British officer's wife who met Napoleon was surprised to find, instead of the ogre she had expected, "a plump, querulous little man who seemed much older than his years.

Rothschilds: history of a London banking dynasty, via The Telegraph

Rothschild: history of a London banking dynasty

Napoleon Bonaparte's actual height was 5 foot 6 inches which, in those days, was a completely average height for men. So where did all the confusion come from? The difference between English and French measurements. The English thought the French .