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Who was Napoleon Bonaparte? Was he a warmonger? Or was he a brilliant leader who fought desperately to preserve the benefits of the French revolution against the united fury of the monarchs of Europe? Join J. David Markham, President of the International Napoleonic Society and Cameron Reilly as they take you on a journey you will never forget.

The Napoleon Bonaparte Podcast The Napoleon Bonaparte Podcast

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Who was Napoleon Bonaparte? Was he a warmonger? Or was he a brilliant leader who fought desperately to preserve the benefits of the French revolution against the united fury of the monarchs of Europe? Join J. David Markham, President of the International Napoleonic Society and Cameron Reilly as they take you on a journey you will never forget.

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    The Napoleon Bonaparte Podcast was one of the first history podcast series ever produced. Over 4 years (2006 – 2009) we produced 59 episodes incorporating 100+ hours of content that spans the life and career of one of history’s most fascinating characters. If you enjoy the show and want to listen to the last 40 […]

    • 2 min
    Check Out The Caesar Show

    Check Out The Caesar Show

    Here’s a plug for the Life Of Caesar podcast, hosted by Cameron and Ray Harris. It’s been going since Dec ’13, has about 80,000 listeners and ranks in the Top 100 podcasts in the USA, UK, AUS and CAN, so check it out!

    David Markham on Australia’s ABC Radio

    David Markham on Australia’s ABC Radio

    Our own J. David Markham was recently interviewed on Australian radio regarding a lock of Napoleon’s hair recently found in Sydney’s town hall. Listen to David’s interview here!

    #32 – The Hundred Days Part Two

    #32 – The Hundred Days Part Two

    Re-established on the throne of Paris in April 1815, Napoleon introduces a new Constitution and begs the Monarchs of Europe and Great Britian for peace. His envoys are rebuffed and his letters returned unopened. The Allies, still ensconced at the Congress of Vienna where they have been since November 1814, declare Napoleon an international outlaw […]

    • 1 hr 34 min
    #31 – The Hundred Days

    #31 – The Hundred Days

    Napoleon, separated from his wife and son (who had come under Austrian control), cut off from the allowance guaranteed to him by the Treaty of Fontainebleau, and aware of rumours that he was about to be banished to a remote island in the Atlantic, escaped from Elba on 26 February 1815 and returned to the […]

    • 1 hr 29 min
    #30 – The Journey To Elba

    #30 – The Journey To Elba

    Today we look at the period immediately after Napoleon’s first abdication in 1814 – his suicide attempt, the Allies’ discussions about where to send him (the Treaty of Fontainebleau), and his incredible work ethic once he arrived in Elba. Then we examine his reasons for deciding to leave Elba after a mere ten months and […]

    • 1 hr 31 min

Customer Reviews

JantheMan21 ,

Would be better without Markham

Yeah its really to bad Cam didn't know Ray before doing this show. Markham definitely knows his Napoleon, but he is like nails on a chalk board. Cam saves the show from just being one of those boring history podcasts. Maybe they will do a remake with Ray.

Jersey City Frankie ,

Trafalgar

The apparent goal of this episode was to throw shade on every personality and circumstance associated with the battle, and naval battles in general? The two hosts begin by admitting their unwillingness and resentment of having to do this topic and then proceed to attempt to make the case that it wasn’t an important battle and that it had no effect on the war. Which is absurd. I’ll admit I stopped listening after fifteen minutes. But in that fifteen minutes these two were uncertain of the date of the battle and also professed ignorance of the Order of the Bath, amidst much other nonsense Wikipedia could have easily sorted for them. It’s very sad that theirs is apparently the longest podcast on Trafalgar. We deserve better.

CaveLion09 ,

Excellent series

I am listening to this series for the second time since it is so informative and enjoyable. Very professionally prepared.

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