Napoleon Bonaparte

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The Guardian view on Antwerp: lessons from a crossroads community | Editorial
Editorial: British ties with a historic European city deserve to be more widely explored


17, Aug, 2021 @6:16 PM

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One of Napoleon’s hats could fetch €600,000 at auction
Felt bicorne is part of sale at Sotheby’s in Paris to mark bicentenary of Napoleon’s death

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

15, Jul, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Let’s be honest – every national hero is tainted by the values of our time | Kenan Malik
We have to adopt a less black-and-white approach to Napoleon, Churchill and their ilk

Kenan Malik

09, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Napoleon is part of us, Macron tells France after row over anniversary
President seeks to strike balance as he marks 200 years since emperor’s death by laying wreath at tomb

Kim Willsher in Paris

05, May, 2021 @5:00 PM

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France still split over Napoleon as it marks bicentenary of death
President to tread fine line as he lays a wreath to ‘commemorate rather than celebrate’ anniversary

Kim Willsher in Paris

05, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Napoleon’s manuscript on victory at Battle of Austerlitz goes on sale
Dictated account of military success in 1805 contains several corrections made by the exiled French leader

Kim Willsher

27, Jan, 2021 @1:48 PM

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Bona part-time: Napoleon impersonator required on island of St Helena
Officials seek someone willing to act as France’s infamous emperor – bicorne hat provided

Kim Willsher in Paris

30, Aug, 2019 @2:03 PM

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Excavation of Waterloo field hospital unearths limbs and musket balls
Waterloo Uncovered’s project shines fresh light on battle that led to Napoleon’s defeat

Daniel Boffey in Strasbourg

17, Jul, 2019 @11:26 AM

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Waterloo hospital site to be dug up by team including UK veterans
Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington’s men were treated

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

24, Jun, 2019 @2:39 PM

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Cloak and dictator: Napoleon’s legacy | Letters
Letters: ‘An ardent republican’ who killed off a republic – no wonder his cloak has pride of place in Prince Charles’s birthday show


26, Jul, 2018 @5:22 PM

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Family portraits give glimpse into Napoleon’s intimate life
Sotheby’s sale of miniatures revives the enduring mystery and romanticism of the French emperor

Kim Willsher Paris

01, Jul, 2018 @5:44 AM

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Can I cook like Napoleon Bonaparte? | Stephen Bush
Was one too many joints (of meat) the downfall of Napoleon’s armies?

Stephen Bush

26, May, 2018 @7:00 AM

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