Napoleon 200 Years

Paris Perspective#8 - Napoleon's reaction to caricatures that prevailed in the 1800s? TEASER

Napoleon and King George III by James Gillray in 1803
Napoleon and King George III by James Gillray in 1803 © wikipedia

Napoleon's height has always been a source of lampooning from his detractors especially among satirical cartoonists in Britain. But there are many things about Napoleon that should be adjusted. At 5ft6”, the Empereor was of average height for the time. RFI's David Coffey asks Dr. Peter Hicks from the Fondation Napoléon how he reacted to such satirical or critical pamphlets?