Wellington and Napoleon in War and Peace

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


Bicentenary Colloque: In 1814 the British government bought the Hotel de Charost for Wellington from Napoleon’s sister Pauline Borghese. To mark the bicentenary of the residence, the British Ambassador to France Sir Peter Ricketts invited forty British and French historians to focus on the European situation in 1814. William Hague opened the proceedings and highlighted the importance of history in the policy making process. Twitter coverage #BE200
Period21 Oct 2014
Event typeConference
LocationParis, United KingdomShow on map


  • Wellington
  • Napoleon
  • History