Primary Source

"This is My Dear Son": Napoleon as Child of the Devil

Cartoon of the Devil holding Napoleon as a baby on a swaddling board

Annotation

Linking Napoleon with Hell represents a far cry from his own propaganda. German propaganda piece depicting Napoleon as the child of the Devil.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

How to Cite This Source

""This is My Dear Son": Napoleon as Child of the Devil," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/my-dear-son-napoleon-child-devil [accessed January 17, 2022]