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Meteors that Enlighten the Earth : Napoleon and the Cult of Great Men.

Author: Matthew D Zarzeczny
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2013.
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Napoleon promoted and honored great men throughout his reign. In addition to comparing himself to various great men, he famously established a Legion of Honor on 19 May 1802 to honor both civilians and soldiers, including non-ethnically French men. Napoleon not only created an Irish Legion in 1803 and later awarded William Lawless and John Tennent the Legion of Honour. Napoleon also gave them an Eagle with the  Read more...
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Zarzeczny, Matthew D.
Meteors that Enlighten the Earth : Napoleon and the Cult of Great Men.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2013
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew D Zarzeczny
ISBN: 9781443843102 1443843105 1299645151 9781299645158 1443842079 9781443842075
OCLC Number: 827209016
Description: 1 online resource (267 pages)

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