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    Adam Albert von Neipperg, Lover of Napoleon’s wife

    January 23, 2015

    Adam Albert von Neipperg, Lover of Napoleon’s wife

    Adam Albert von Neipperg was an Austrian nobleman, soldier and diplomat who seduced Napoleon’s second wife, Marie Louise, while Napoleon was in exile on Elba. Charged with this task by Marie Louise’s father, Emperor Francis I of Austria, Neipperg discouraged Marie Louise from joining her husband and eventually erased any feelings of loyalty Marie Louise had towards Napoleon. Count von Neipperg had three children with Marie Louise. He then quietly married her after Napoleon’s death. Together they proved to be relatively popular governors of the Duchy of Parma.

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  • Napoleon in America

    Napoleon in America What if Napoleon Bonaparte had escaped from St. Helena and wound up in the United States? Kirkus Reviews calls the first book in Shannon’s Napoleon series “evocative and immersive.”

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    Napoleon in America “thoughtful and totally believable”

    Napoleon in America “thoughtful and totally believable”

    December 11, 2014

    In a review for the Napoleonic Historical Society, modeler and military historian Shepherd Paine calls Napoleon in America “a thoughtful and totally believable account of what might have happened had Napoleon escaped from St. Helena to America.”

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