History Schmistory: June 18th: Waterloo Sunset!

1815:  The Battle of Waterloo, Belgium. Napoleon and Wellington ‘duke’ it out (see what we did there) and along the way incidentally provide ABBA with the keys to stardom!

The British victory at Waterloo heralded the end of Napoleonic ascendancy in Europe after over ten years as Emperor of The French.

"Creative commons, Napoléon Bonaparte, 1798"  digital watercolor from painting by Édouard Detaille by Now Idonoa /CCBY

“Napoléon Bonaparte, 1798”
digital watercolor from painting by Édouard Detaille by Now Idonoa /CCBY

 

 

History Schmistory, April 2: France Rules (the papacy)!

999–Gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope.

Viral Marco: A really cute kid speaks French!

Viral Marco: Euronerds rule!

More Paris travel tips from Euronerd, Steve Ricks!

VIRAL TEAM MARCO POLO. The Bells of Notre Dame: Horror Movie Version

History Schmistory, March 23: B & F become BFFs!

1657 – Britain & France form alliance against Spain.

History Schmistory, March 21. Francophile joins the Cabinet

1790. Thomas Jefferson reports to President Washington in New York as Secretary of State. Jefferson would later live in Paris where he would become a movie star.