Napoleon russia map. Books probably used by minard on napoleon in russia. There only remains russia but i shall crush her napoleon in 1811. The campaign reduced the french and allied invasion forces to a small fraction of their initial strength. The french invasion of russia also known as the russian campaign in 1812 was a turning point in the napoleonic wars.
Napoleons march probably the best statistical graphic ever drawn this map by charles joseph minard portrays the losses suffered by napoleons army in the russian campaign of 1812. Napoleon was born the same year the republic of genoa a former commune of italy transferred corsica to france. Otechestvennaya voyna 1812 goda translit. The napoleon series map archives provides high quality maps on the various battles campaigns and other items of interest on the napoleonic wars.
In five years i shall be master of the world. He is marie louis joseph adolphe thiers 1797 1877 historian lawyer journalist head of the french government for about a year 1870 71. Illustrating napoleons family system. The state sold sovereign rights a year before his birth in 1768 and the island was conquered by france during the year of his birth and formally incorporated as a province in 1770 after 500 years under genoese rule and 14 years of.
It looks like chiers but is actually thiers. Credits courtesy of the united states military academy department of history. Map description historical map of europe in 1810. Napoleon i also called napoleon bonaparte was a french military general and statesman.