Napoleon was the most powerful emperor at the beginning of the nineteenth century in Europe. By invading Europe and by getting involved in important wars, his image was very publicised at this time.

Editorials about Napoleon and his time


Between science and landscape planning

An illustration of the Arc de triomphe, in Paris. A frontal view of the monument on a sunny day. There are some people walking around it, and a few of them are horse-riding.

Emergence of the modern city

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Discover the story of Napoleon Bonaparte and his many stages of isolation.


Politically engaged woman of letters, who survived the French Revolution and was exiled more than once by Napoleon.

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Take a look at the political satire of Napoleonic era

More editorial on Napoleon

Educational resources

English, History, STEAM - Lower secondary

English, History, Philosophy - Secondary school, Upper secondary

What did people think of him during his time and why? Historiana learning activity