“His title reads ‘Napoleon, through the grace of God and the Constitution of the Republic, Emperor of the France’…but that doesn’t make any sense? You do not have to make sense when you win every battle. France could proclaim him Sultan of the Moon and if we cannot defeat him, who are we to say … More Empire of Liberty: Coronation
Excerpt from Christopher Littleton’s “Bonaparte”, Random House Publishing, 2012. The end of the War of the Second Coalition brought peace to Europe for the first time in nearly a decade. Yet “peace in Europe” did not equate to a complete peace. The initial trigger to the war had been Napoléon’s daring expedition to Egypt and … More Empire of Liberty: Where is Hoche?