History

The Best Books on the Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.

The Top Writer in History

Ranked by Historical Popularity Index (HPI) HPI — Name (Country of birth, Year) 31.109 — Homer (Turkey, -800) 30.440 — William Shakespeare (United Kingdom, 1564) 30.150 — Dante Alighieri (Italy, 1265) 29.881 — Virgil (Italy, -70) 29.742 — Sophocles (Greece, -496) 29.725 — Zoroaster (Afghanistan, -600) 29.499 — Aesop (Unknown, -620) 29.339 — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Germany, 1749)… Read More ›