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Jean Paul Bertaud is a Professor Emeritus of History at La Sorbonne in Paris, and a specialist on the French Revolution and military history.


Dorothy Carrington is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Society of Literature. She is the author of Napoleon and His Parents; On The Threshold of History.


Andre Castelot is a retired journalist and author, currently working at the French historical research center Plon.


Dr. David Chandler, retired, was formerly the Deputy Head of the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He is the author of 10 books on the Napoleonic era.


Bernard Chevallier is the chief curator at the Musee National des Chateaux de Malmaison Bois-Preau, and an authority on the life of Josephine Beauharnais.


Owen Connelly is a Professor of History at The University of South Carolina, and author of Blundering to Glory: Napoleon's Military Campaigns and The French Revolution and Napoleonic Era.


Antoine DeBaecque is a Professor at La Sorbonne in Paris, specializing in the French Revolution.

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Jean de Franceschi is Director of Research for the Department of History of the French Revolution at La Sorbonne in Paris.


Colonel John Robert Elting is the author of Swords Around the Throne and co-author of A Military History and Atlas of the Napoleonic Wars, and a former Associate Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Napoleon is dedicated in part to Colonel Elting, who died before the film was completed.


Jacques Garnier is a Napoleonic military actions specialist at the French National Commission of Military History.


Nicole Gottieri is Chief Curator at the National Archives of France.


Sandra Gulland is author of the historical novels The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.; Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe; and The Last Great Dance on Earth.


Alistair Horne is a military historian and author of How Far From Austerlitz?.


Dr. Donald Horward is the Director of the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution at Florida State University. He is author of many books and articles about Napoleon.


Jacques Jourquin is the editor-in-chief and publisher of the Revue du Souvenir Napoleonieu.


Jean-Paul Kauffmann is a former TV news and press journalist, and author of La Chambre Noire de Longwood.


Michel Keratraut is a Professor at the Ecole des Haures Etudes in France, and is the author of La France Napoléonienne: Aspects Extérieurs.


Dr. Harold Parker is a specialist in Napoleonic military and administrative history. He was a Professor of Intellectual History and Eighteenth Century French studies at Duke University, and the author of several works on Napoleonic battles.


Oleg Sokholov is a Professor of History at the University of St. Petersburg, and a specialist on Russian battles.


Jean Tulard is a Professor at La Sorbonne in Paris, where he is a Napoleon specialist. He is author of Napoleon, The Myth of the Savior.


Professor Isser Woloch is a specialist on the French Revolution and Empire, and the Moore Collegiate Professor of History at Columbia University. He is author of The New Regime: Transformations of the French Civic Order, 1789-1820's.


Ahmed Youssef is a Paris correspondent for the Egyptian daily newspaper Al Ahram.

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