#21 – The War Of The Fifth Coalition

#21 – The War Of The Fifth Coalition

In 1809, Austria decided to break the peace treaty they had signed after Austerlitz in 1807 and this lead to The War Of The Fifth Coalition. In this episode we discuss the events leading up to Austria’s attack and Napoleon’s response. The war ended with...

Napoleone Buonoparte d. 5 May, 1821

Mike reminds us that today, May 5, is the anniversary of Napoleon’s untimely death on St Helena in 1821 at the age of 52. Whether he died of natural causes or through the malfeasance of the Bourbons, we can be sure that he would have preferred to have met his...