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.

"This Is My Dear Son": Napoleon as Child of the Devil, Cornell Nap.10.

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"This is My Dear Son": Napoleon as Child of the Devil in World History Commons,