Sunday, December 31, 2017

Fact of the Day: Malet Coup of 1812

In 1812, a French soldier named Claude Francois de Malet tried to make a coup to remove Napoleon Bonaparte from power in France as he was campaigning in Russia at the time. The coup failed and Malet along with his conspirators were executed. 

6 comments:

  1. So if you're going to pull off a coup, make sure it works.

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  2. I need to Google this fellow. Happy New Year.

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  3. always interested in Napoleon, so read that somewhere.

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