Napoleon Bonaparte … a strange fact about him …

  Many facts there are about Napoléon Bonaparte : about his life, his battles, his death. Here though is the strangest of all facts about him. Napoléon was born on 15/08/1769. He died on 5/5/1821. He had lived for 51 years, 8 months and 21 days. Put those together 51821. And what do you get? 51821, […]

 

Bust of Napoleonin Mailmaison Chateau (cc Marilyn Z. Tomlins)

Many facts there are about Napoléon Bonaparte : about his life, his battles, his death.

Here though is the strangest of all facts about him.

Napoléon was born on 15/08/1769.

He died on 5/5/1821.

He had lived for 51 years, 8 months and 21 days.

Put those together 51821.

And what do you get?

51821, the date of his death in May 1821.

 

 

 

Marilyn Z. Tomlins

2 Responses to “Napoleon Bonaparte … a strange fact about him …”

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    Marilyn Z. Tomlins Says:

    Ha! He was not of course though all portraits, paintings etc of him show him like this.

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    Jo Wake Says:

    Interesting Marilyn. I must have seen that bust when I was at Malmaison 100 years ago, but I don’t remember it. Didn’t realise Napoleon was such a handsome man.

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