“[Seven] in 10,000 Frenchmen had been noble in 1789, by 1814 [under Napoleon] it was only one in every 10,000.”

Roberts, Andrew. Napoleon: A Life (p. 466). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s