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Ernest Meissonier painting of Napoleon on Marengo in 1814 (Wikimedia)

Napoleon’s Horse Became a Star in Britain

Between coming to power in France in 1799 to Waterloo in 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte waged war against Great Britain. Once defeated, though, he became quite popular in England. Marengo, reportedly Napoleon’s favorite steed, also became a celebrity and remains one to some…

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Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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