Napoleon at Waterloo, 1815
Mezzotint by Jazet after Steuben, published by Jazet and Theodore, Vibert, Bance and Schroth, 1870 (c).
The Emperor Napoleon on horseback at the Battle of Waterloo on 18 June 1815. The engagement was the last great battle of the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) and marked the end of France's attempt to dominate Europe. After his defeat Napoleon was exiled to St. Helena in the south Atlantic where he died on 5 May 1821.
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