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Marengo: Napoleon’s Horse November 15, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Marengo: Napoleon's Horse

Napoleon had a great fondness for horses, he was often painted in the saddle and Hegel went so far as to call the Corsican general ‘the worldspirit on horseback’. But Marengo, Napoleon’s favourite steed, must go down in history as one of the unluckiest horses that ever lived.  Allegedly purchased by his diminutive master in […]