The American Bonapartes
The largely forgotten saga of the Bonapartes who came to America illustrates the pretensions and complexity of Napoleon's attempts to create a lasting dynasty.
The largely forgotten saga of the Bonapartes who came to America illustrates the pretensions and complexity of Napoleon’s attempts to create a lasting dynasty.
This History Guy episode was originally produced in February 2018. The revised episode contains additional information about Joseph Bonaparte’s time in America.
This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As images of actual events are sometimes not available, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration.
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