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Was Napoleon murdered? A 200-year-old mystery put to rest

With the 200th anniversary of Napoléon’s death – or assassination – which was marked on May 5, the life and baffling death of the controversial Corsican (1769-1821) is being revisited.

By GIL ZOHAR
20/05/2021

On Napoleon’s bicentenary, remembering his battles in Israel

Emerging from the Enlightenment era, Napoleon shook the Middle East through his military expedition in Egypt and Syria.

By STEPHANE COHEN
19/05/2021

Napoleon's bicentenary: Stocking, bloodied cloth among items up for auction

The former French emperor died on May 5, 1821, aged 51, on the southern Atlantic Ocean island of Saint Helena.

By REUTERS
03/05/2021
An 1806 French print depicts Napoleon Bonaparte emancipating the Jews

Napoleon was crowned on this day, revolutionizing Jews future in Europe

Thanks to Napoleon, Jews that had been economically and politically marginalized and physically confined in European ghettoes, became free to enter European society.

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