1805 Trafalgar—Nelson Thwarts Napoleon
Lecture no. 25 from the course: The Decisive Battles of World History
Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In 1805, after subduing much of Europe, Napoleon Bonaparte turned his sights on England. Study the events leading to the largest naval battle of the age, as Napoleon’s combined French and Spanish fleet met the British navy under Admiral Horatio Nelson. Witness the monumental engagement, marking the beginning of Napoleon’s decline.