Tag: Napoleonic Wars

That Hamilton Woman (1941)

Lady Hamilton Director: Alexander Korda Producer: Alexander Korda Screenplay: Walter Reisch, R. C. Sherriff Genre: Drama | Historical | Romantic Music: Miklós Rózsa Country: United Kingdom Language: English Studio: United Artists Release date: 1941 Running time: 128 minutes Vivien Leigh (1913-1967) as Emma, Lady…

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

(1741–1803) Pierre Ambroise François Choderlos de Laclos Works: • Les liaisons dangereuses (French) ◊ Dangerous Connections (English) Filmography as Writer: Dangerous Liaisons 1988 Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich   Born October 18 1741 Amiens (France) Died November 5 1803 Taranto (Italia)…

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

(1769–1852) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, FRS Prime Minister of Great Britain The Duke of Wellington in Art: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Lord Wellesley s.d. National Museum Wales, Cardiff     The Duke of Wellington in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk…

Thomas Picton

(1758–1815) Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton Thomas Picton in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer   Born August 24 1758 Haverfordwest (Wales) Died June 18 1815 Waterloo (Belgium)

Napoléon I (France)

(1769–1821) First Consul of the French Republic (1799–1804) Emperor of the French (1804–1815) President of the Italian Republic (1802–1805) King of Italy (1805–1814) Napoléon in Literature: • Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950): The Man of Destiny (1898) Napoléon in Art: Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Busto di Napoleone c.1802…