When you hear the name Napoleon Bonaparte, what comes to mind?
French guy. Funny hat. Josephine. Short. Hand-in-coat.
Napoleon is one of the most iconic figures in the world, right up there with Ronald McDonald and that annoying 1970s Smile face. He was a personality so large, he’s known by one name, like Cher and Madonna (proof you’ve really hit the big time).
Yet despite his continued superstar status almost 200 years after his death, nearly everything we associate with him is wrong. Continue reading