Sunday, 4 September 2011

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Russian Campaign of 1812

Napoleon Bonaparte was the virtual ruler and first consul of France from 1799 to his defeat and abdication in 1814.  In 1804 he crown himself Emperor of France and until 1812 was undefeated on land but the disastrous Russian Campaign of 1812 resulted in a series of defeats which culminated in Napolens downfall.

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