Tuesday, June 23, 2015


This is coolbert:

From Professor Al Nofi at Strategy Page his CIC # 445 very well worth reading I recommend highly without qualification or reservation.

1.  "Marking the Bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo"

And from the public broadcast television series "Globe Trekker" more on Napoleon in the AFTERMATH of Waterloo.

2. "Isolated Islands: Saint Helena"

Napoleon having been exiled to St. Helena in the South Atlantic to live out his final days. With large entourage and living a comfortable but not palatial lifestyle until his terminating this existence. NOT ABUSED, MISTREATED OR POISONED!

"St Helena’s most famous resident was Napoleon, who was exiled here following his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, until his death in 1821.  Zay visits the beautifully preserved Longwood House, where Napoleon was detained under house arrest, and the tomb where he was buried."

Longwood House as done by a sketch artist of the time.

His residence of Longwood House however perhaps contributing to an early demise. Longwood House located in an area of St. Helena possessing a micro-climate of wind, fog, cold, DAMP. NOT a healthy place to live [Napoleon at that stage of his life not in the most robust of health] LESS THAN IDEAL CONDITIONS BUT NOT DONE INTENTIONALLY CRUEL.

"Longwood House was the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte, during his exile on the island of Saint Helena, from 10 December 1815 until his death on 5 May 1821. It lies on a windswept plain some 6 km (3.7 mi) from Jamestown."

Even there exists a certain nostalgia for things Napoleon? Seems so!


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