Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Muratís appointment as Prince and Grand Admiral of the Empire

Muratís appointment as Prince and Grand Admiral of the Empire

- 1805

Once Emperor, Napolťon began to create an Imperial nobility. Through the end of his reign, he was to name 31 dukes, 452 counts, 1,500 barons and 1,474 chevaliers. Among them, his brother-in-law Joachim Murat, a superb cavalry officer, was surprised to be made Grand Admiral of the Empire.

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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011