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Napoleon - Napoleon surrendered to Captain Frederick Maitland

Time: Saturday Jul 15, 1815

Place: Rochefort, France

Details: Napoleon heard that Prussian troops had orders to capture him dead or alive, he fled to Rochefort, considering an escape to the United States. British ships were blocking every port. Napoleon surrendered to Captain Frederick Maitland on HMS Bellerophon on 15 July 1815.



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