His charmed life and his ignominious ending. Napoleon Bonaparte came from beginnings that didn’t offer much promise. His one chance of success and fame was to be the opportunity to join the French military. His unexpected success on the battlefield with the cannonading of the opposing force set him on the road to the very pinnacle of achievement. His very name still conjures up images of power. His love story with Josephine was the talk of his time. Come and hear how it all came crashing down on the field of battle at Waterloo.