Today in History - June 22nd. 1815 - Abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte

After the Battle of Waterloo, where Napoleon  (June 18th. 1815) suffered a
huge loss, he moved to Paris and later to Rochefort.

On June 22nd. 1815 he abdicated. This time it would be forever...

When the emperor heard that Prussian troups wanted him dead or alive,
he fled to Rochefort.


Napoleon @ St.Helena - Source picture: Wikipedia


Napoleon formally asked asylum from the British. Then he was imprisoned and
and exiled to the isle St. Helena.