The downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte changed the way people fought wars. Time and time again, with fewer soldiers than his opponents, he won the day. And that’s because he was a great planner. Many historians call him the greatest general to ever live – not without merit.  He could predict the movement of his enemies extremely accurately and … Read more

The Unique Strategy Abe Lincoln Used to Win an Election

In the year 1860, the Republican Party in the United States had to select their presidential nominee. Everyone thought that William Seward—the senator from New York—would win the nomination with ease. He was the most popular candidate by far. There were a few other candidates too. Notable amongst them were Edward Bates of Missouri and … Read more