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Original 1821 hdln newspaper NAPOLEON BONAPARTE DEAD in exile @ ST HELENA ISLAND
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Steve Goldman HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS

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SEE PHOTO----- COMPLETE, ORIGINAL NEWSPAPER, the Franklin Gazette (Philadelphia, PA) dated Aug 9, 1821. 

This newspaper has a prominent inside page headline with a "first report" dispatch announcing the DEATH of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, then in exile at St Hekena Island.

Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815. His legal reform, the Napoleonic Code, has been a major influence on many civil law jurisdictions worldwide, but he is best remembered for his role in the wars led against France by a series of coalitions, the so-called Napoleonic Wars. He established hegemony over most of continental Europe and sought to spread the ideals of the French Revolution, while consolidating an imperial monarchy which restored aspects of the deposed Ancien Régime. Due to his success in these wars, often against numerically superior enemies, he is generally regarded as one of the greatest military commanders of all time and his campaigns are studied at military academies throughout much of the world.

Napoleon was born at Ajaccio in Corsica to parents of noble Genoese ancestry, and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France. He rose to prominence under the French First Republic and led successful campaigns against the First and Second Coalitions arrayed against France. In 1799, he staged a coup d'état and installed himself as First Consul; five years later the French Senate proclaimed him emperor. In the first decade of the 19th century, the French Empire under Napoleon engaged in a series of conflicts—the Napoleonic Wars—involving every major European power.

After a streak of victories, France secured a dominant position in continental Europe, and Napoleon maintained the French sphere of influence through the formation of extensive alliances and the appointment of friends and family members to rule other European countries as French client states.

The Peninsular War and 1812 French invasion of Russia marked turning points in Napoleon's fortunes. His Grande Armée was badly damaged in the campaign and never fully recovered. In 1813, the Sixth Coalition defeated his forces at Leipzig; the following year the Coalition invaded France, forced Napoleon to abdicate and exiled him to the island of Elba. Less than a year later, he escaped Elba and returned to power, but was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815. Napoleon spent the last six years of his life in confinement by the British on the island of Saint Helena. An autopsy concluded he died of stomach cancer, although this claim has sparked significant debate, as some scholars have held that he was a victim of arsenic poisoning.

This newspaper contains National and International news as well as LOCAL Philadelphia, PA news and ads from 191 years ago. 

Great display newspaper reporting the DEATH of NAPLEON BONAPARTE !!

Good-Very good condition. This listing includes the complete entire original newspaper, NOT just a clipping or a page of it. STEPHEN A. GOLDMAN HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS stands behind all of the items that we sell with a no questions asked, money back guarantee. Every item we sell is an original newspaper printed on the date indicated at the beginning of its description. U.S. buyers pay $8 priority mail postage which includes waterproof plastic and a heavy cardboard flat to protect your purchase from damage in the mail. International postage is quoted when we are informed as to where the package is to be sent. We do combine postage (to reduce postage costs) for multiple purchases sent in the same package. We accept payment by PAYPAL as well as by CREDIT CARD (Visa and Master Card) through secure on-line PROPAY. We list hundreds of rare newspapers with dates from 1570 through 2004 on Ebay each week and we ship packages twice a week. This is truly SIX CENTURIES OF HISTORY that YOU CAN OWN!

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Stephen A. Goldman Historical Newspapers has been in the business of buying and selling historical newspapers for over 40 years. Dr. Goldman is a consultant to the Freedom Forum Newseum and a member of the American Antiquarian Society. You can buy with confidence from us, knowing that we stand behind all of our historical items with a 100% money back guarantee. Let our 40+ years of experience work for YOU ! We have hundreds of thousands of historical newspapers (and their very early precursers) for sale.

If you are a newspaper collector, a history buff, or are interested in the "first draft of history" you will want to view the video interview of Steve Goldman, presently playing at the NEWSEUM in Washington, DC. In this 4 minute video, Goldman discusses his 45+ years of collecting historical newspapers. The 200,000 sq ft Newseum is the world's first interactive museum of news and news history and is located at Pennsylvania Avenue and 6th Street, close to the Smithsonian Museums.

The link to this video is at the NEWSEUM website and may be found by going to Exhibits and Theaters, then clicking on Permanent Exhibits / View Our Permanent Exhibits , then clicking on NEWS CORPORATION NEWS HISTORY GALLERY The Story of News, and finally clicking on WATCH VIDEO.


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Shipping cost in US is $8 by Priority mail. International postage will be quoted when we are informed as to where the package is to be sent. We accept electronic on-line payments by PAYPAL as well as by CREDIT CARD (Visa or Master Card) through secure on-line PROPAY. Stephen A.Goldman Historical Newspapers PO Box 359 Parkton, MD 21120 Phone: 717-846-5120 Fax: 410-343-3507
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