........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
"Horatio Nelson" was een Brits admiraal en wordt gezien als de belangrijkste Britse opponent ter zee van Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1794 verloor hij bij een gevecht in Corsica het zicht in zijn rechteroog. Geboren: 29 september 1758, Burnham Thorpe, Verenigd Koninkrijk Overleden: 21 oktober 1805, Kaap Trafalgar Begraven: 9 januari 1806, St Paul's Cathedral, City of London, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (December 1738 – October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a British Army officer and colonial administrator. In the United States and the United Kingdom he is best remembered as one of the leading British generals in the American War of Independence. His surrender in 1781 to a combined American and French force at the Siege of Yorktown ended significant hostilities in
Admiral Lord Bridport, Lemuel Francis Abbott, 1795
Guérin, Portrait de Jean Lannes
Francisco Folch de Cardona: Manuel Godoy, joven Guardia de Corps. 1788.
Eugène de Beauharnais (1781-1824), Joséphine's son by her first husband. His first campaign was in the Vendée, where he fought at Quiberon. During the Italian campaign, he served as aide-de-camp to his stepfather, whom he also accompanied to Egypt.
Louise Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun - "Theresa, Countess Kinsky", 1793 - Empire Regency Fashion
Portrait de Jean-Victor Moreau - Bouchot François
Guerras napoleónicas - Oficial de cavalaria Francês (Napoleonic Wars - Officer french line lancers 1812)