OTDIH 15 July 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered aboard HMS Bellerophon

On this day in history, 15th July 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered to Captain Frederick Maitland, RN aboard HMS Bellerophon.

This portrait “Napoleon Bonaparte on Board the ‘Bellerophon’ in Plymouth Sound” is by Charles Lock Eastlake and is in the collection at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Napoleon Bonaparte on Board the ‘Bellerophon’ in Plymouth Sound
by Charles Lock Eastlake

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One thought on “OTDIH 15 July 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered aboard HMS Bellerophon

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