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Napoleon Bonaparte

Head of State (15-Aug-1769 — 5-May-1821)


Theo Aronson. The Golden Bees: The Story of the Bonapartes. Connecticut: New York Graphic Society. 1964. 407pp.

Robert B. Asprey. The Rise of Napolean Bonaparte. New York: Basic Books. 2000.

Evangeline Bruce. Napoleon and Josephine: An Improbable Marriage. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1995. 555pp.

Vincent Cronin. Napoleon Bonaparte: An Intimate Biography. William Morrow. 1972. 480pp.

George Dallas. Final Act: The Roads to Waterloo. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997. 544pp.

Steven Englund. Napoleon: A Political Life. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2004. 575pp.

Alistair Horne. How Far from Austerlitz: Napoleon, 1805-1815. London: Macmillan. 1996. 429pp.

Jean-Paul Kauffmann. The Black Room at Longwood: Napoleon's Exile on Saint Helena. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows. 1999.

Frank McLynn. Napoleon: A Biography. Arcade Publishing. 2002. 739pp.

J. P. Riley. Napoleon & the World War of 1813: Lessons in Coalition Warfighting. London: Frank Cass Publishers. 2000.

Desmond Seward. Napoleon and Hitler: A Comparative Biography. New York: Viking Press. 1989.

Digby Smith. The Decline and Fall of Napoleon's Empire: How the Emperor Self-Destructed. London: Greenhill Books. 2005. 239pp.

Ben Weider; Sten Forshufvud. Assassination at St. Helena Revisited. John Wiley and Sons. 1995. A case for the assassination of Napoleon via poison.

Isser Woloch. Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship. New York: W. W. Norton. 2001.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1064)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.717)

  8. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.10, pp.687-99)

  9. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (pp.316-20)

  10. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (pp.536-38)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.362)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.494)

  13. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.368)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.28)

  15. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.329)

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