The History Website of the Fondation Napoléon The History Website of the Fondation Napoléon
Publication TypeWebsite
Year of Publication2000
Secondary AuthorsLentz, Thierry
Corporate AuthorsNapoléon, Fondation
Place Published Paris

The Fondation Napoléon, a historical foundation located in Paris and since 2000 led by the historian Thierry Lentz, is made up of professionals and specialists in military history, the history of the arts and library and information science. This team created the website that includes a History of the two Empires with timelines, biographies, paintings etc., a section for Young Historians, and Napoleonica Research dedicated above all to primary sources on the era of the Napoleonic Empire (18041815) to the disposal of researchers and historians via the Internet, using the key word search. In addition, visitors to the site will find information about the Code Civil, printed working documents of the conseil d’etat, letters from Napoléon I to Bigot de Préameneu and drawings from the Collection Houdetot. Especially interesting is the subsite with 8.664 online documents.

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