Belgian invasion?: Farmer’s tractor gaffe accidentally triggers border dispute with France

Global News published this video item, entitled “Belgian invasion?: Farmer’s tractor gaffe accidentally triggers border dispute with France” – below is their description. Napoleon Bonaparte’s defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 was key turning point in France’s history that literally changed the shape of the country. After the decisive battle, stones were placed … Read more Belgian invasion?: Farmer’s tractor gaffe accidentally triggers border dispute with France

France’s Macron marks bicentenary of Napoleon’s death

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “France’s Macron marks bicentenary of Napoleon’s death” – below is their description. France has marked 200 years of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, who ruled France and much of Europe in the early 19th century. It is a sensitive commemoration, as Napoleon was also a despotic leader … Read more France’s Macron marks bicentenary of Napoleon’s death

Macron lays wreath at tomb of Napoleon on 200th anniversary of death

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Macron lays wreath at tomb of Napoleon on 200th anniversary of death” – below is their description. French President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to Napoleon Bonaparte 200 years after his death on Wednesday on an anniversary that has been dragged into a heated national debate about “cancel culture”. … Read more Macron lays wreath at tomb of Napoleon on 200th anniversary of death

‘Move forward without erasing the past’: Macron marks the bicentenary of Napoleon’s death

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “‘Move forward without erasing the past’: Macron marks the bicentenary of Napoleon’s death” – below is their description. President Emmanuel #Macron on Wednesday is marking the #bicentenary of the death of #Napoleon Bonaparte, the warrior and emperor who famously bequeathed to France its civil code but whose … Read more ‘Move forward without erasing the past’: Macron marks the bicentenary of Napoleon’s death

Bicentenary of Napoleon’s death: Macron walks tightrope with Bonaparte commemoration

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Bicentenary of Napoleon’s death: Macron walks tightrope with Bonaparte commemoration” – below is their description. French President Emmanuel #Macron is to lay a wreath at the tomb of #Napoleon Bonaparte to mark the 200th #anniversary of his death on Wednesday after months of debate about the legacy … Read more Bicentenary of Napoleon’s death: Macron walks tightrope with Bonaparte commemoration

Bicentenary of Napoleon: A controversial legacy

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Bicentenary of Napoleon: A controversial legacy” – below is their description. This week, you find us outside Paris’ military museum, the Invalides. It is the final resting place of one of France’s most famous and most controversial figures, Napoleon Bonaparte. As 2021 marks the bicentenary of the emperor’s … Read more Bicentenary of Napoleon: A controversial legacy

Rusty Emperor | Napoleon Bonaparte statue removed from Rouen, France

A statue of Napoleon Bonaparte has been removed from the centre of Rouen, France – but not due to the Emperor’s problematic past. The statue, heavily rusted and damaged from the passage of time, is expected to return to its original spot following restoration work, which may last several months. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT … Read more Rusty Emperor | Napoleon Bonaparte statue removed from Rouen, France

‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Chariots of Fire’ Actor Ian Holm Dead at 88

Ian Holm, a versatile British actor whose long career included roles in “Chariots of Fire” and “The Lord of the Rings” has died. He was 88. Holm died peacefully Friday morning in a hospital, surrounded by his family and carer, his agent Alex Irwin said in a statement. His illness was Parkinson’s-related. Holm appeared in … Read more ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Chariots of Fire’ Actor Ian Holm Dead at 88

How Russia Defeated Napoleon – Professor Dominic Lieven

Professor Lieven, author of Russia Against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, on the factors that contributed to Napoleon’s famous defeat in Tsarist Russia. 1812 is one of the most famous stories in European history. Nevertheless much of the story, as usually told, is untrue. Outside Russia, 1812 is usually told just from Napoleon’s point of … Read more How Russia Defeated Napoleon – Professor Dominic Lieven