The 100 Days and reflections on Napoleon


A Level


9m 0s
We look at Napoleon's last hurrah, desperate and destined to fail. But what was Napoleon's legacy? Did Napoleon fulfil the aims of the Revolution? Was he a military dictator, an enlightened Despot or heir to the Revolution? Does he deserve to be seen as a forerunner of Fascism or a ruler in the tradition of the enlightened despots of the C18 like Catherine the Great or Frederick the Great? What legacy has the Revolutionary and Napoleonic era left behind? Key concepts: Overstretch again and Revolutionary Emperor


Professor William Doyle

Michael Wells

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