Quantcast

Latest Napoleon Stories

2014-06-19 12:27:48

CHICAGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Napoleon® Products, based in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, has selected HY Connect as its advertising and marketing agency of record. Napoleon is North America's largest privately owned manufacturer of fireplaces, grills and heating and cooling equipment. HY Connect will develop a new global brand position and product line strategy for the company. In addition, HY Connect will focus on strengthening the brand to gain distribution and preference in...

2014-05-15 20:22:54

MONTREAL, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As a rare occasion in its 185-year history, the Crypt of the Notre?Dame Basilica will open its doors to the public as the venue for the Treasures of Napoléon, an unsurpassed exhibition showcasing the life of Napoléon I. Designed to allow visitors a remarkably intimate look at a truly legendary figure, the exhibit will be open in this fabulous setting until September 1. The exhibition, which includes more than 350 priceless objects that once belonged to...

2009-05-08 12:35:06

A London publisher said a romance novella authored by French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte will be released for the first time in English. Publisher Gallic said Clisson et Eug©nie, which was published in French last year, was written by Napolean in the late 18th century when he was 26 and was among his possessions when he died at age 51 in exile on St. Helena, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The publisher said the novella will be released in English this October with an essay...

2008-09-08 09:00:51

By Ann Cannon I first learned about mental illness when I was in the eighth grade. We had a unit on the subject in my health class and It. Scared. Me. To. Death. Our teacher gave us a list of symptoms, and I was pretty sure I had all of them except for the part where I thought I was Napoleon. It didn't help that the old state hospital was just a few blocks away from our junior high school. It loomed at the end of Center Street in Provo like the world's scariest movie set. Foreboding....

4c2da589b84f16b1934caa9dc29c5f681
2008-02-12 16:35:00

Scientists in Italy claim that they have disproved the legend that Napoleon was poisoned by his British jailors. Although his post-mortem said that he died due to stomach cancer at age 51, there had been a lingering theory of an assassination attempt to stop the French emperor from regaining any of his political powers. This was due to studies in recent decades which indicated that his body contained a high level of arsenic. Researchers at the National Institute of Nuclear Physics and the...

2006-06-04 20:14:56

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Miners voted on Sunday to extend a four-day strike at Mexico's giant Cananea copper mine until an ousted union leader accused by the government of corruption is reinstated, the miners' union said. The strike began last Thursday when the union said owners Grupo Mexico insisted miners work on June 1, the 100th anniversary of Mexico's first mine strike. The union said after the vote the stoppage would now go on indefinitely until ex-leader Napoleon Gomez, toppled...

2006-05-23 13:10:22

By Patrick Markey BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe appears set to secure a second term in Sunday's elections with Colombians ready to reward him at the ballot box for cracking down on warring paramilitaries and Marxist guerrillas. Nearly four years with Uribe at the tiller have slashed kidnapping and crime rates, opened up key highways once plagued by banditry and steered the economy to strong growth in spite of a four-decade-old conflict that kills...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'