........threat of the French fleet in Napoleon's plan to invade England.In the ensuing Battle of Trafalgar Nelson was shot and died in the latter stages of the battle as his fleet won.His brilliant victory ensured British naval supremacy for over 100 years.Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square is in honour of the man and his crew
Maximilien Robespierre, est un avocat et homme politique français né le 6 mai 1758 à Arras et mort guillotiné le 28 juillet 1794 à Paris, place de la Révolution. Maximilien de Robespierre est l'une des principales figures de la Révolution française et demeure aussi l'un des personnages les plus controversés de cette période. Pour les français, Robespierre st identifié à la Révolution et à la terreur qui fit tant de mort par décapitation.
Juana Galán was known for beating Napoleon’s troops out of her village during the Battle of Valdepeñas in June, 1808. There weren’t enough men to defend the village from invading French. Juana, 21, immediately rallied all of the women in the village. When the French troops marched in, the women dumped boiling oil on top of them. Juana stood in the street with a large club and beat seven shades out of any French soldier that crossed her path. The French never returned.
"I place no value on anything I possess, except in relationship to the kingdom of God." David Livingstone - Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and explorer in Africa. 1813-1873