200 years of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 07 November 2017 at 10:52:29 UTC
Sentinel-3 OLCI FR acquired on 21 July 2019 from 09:20:43 to 09:23:43 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 06 April 2020 at 10:15:59 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 01 July 2020 at 09:50:31 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR SM acquired on 31 March 2021 at 05:52:39 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France - svp@visioterra.fr
Keyword(s): Island, Corsica, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Belgium, Saint Helena
Fig. 1 - S3 OLCI (21.07.2019) - Napoleon Bonaparte was born on 15.08.1769 in Ajaccio, on the French island of Corsica.
Fig. 2 - S2 (06.04.2020) - Rivoli lies on the hills over the river Adige. On 14–15.01.1797 was it was the site of a key victory for Napoleon.
As a republican general, he led the First Italian campaign in 1796-1797. It was a part of the French Revolutionary Wars, responsible for spreading the values of the French Revolution to other countries, especially in legal reform.
Fig. 3 - S2 (01.07.2020) - One year after being crowned first French Emperor, he led the battle of Austerlitz, Czech Republic, on 02.12.1805.
Also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, it was one of the most important and decisive engagements of the Napoleonic Wars. In what is widely regarded as the greatest victory achieved by Napoleon and the Grande Armée of France.
Fig. 4 - S2 (07.11.2017) - The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18.06.1815 south of Brussels. It was the final defeat of Napoleon.
Defeated, he was exiled in Elba. After his escape, he was finally defeated at Waterloo, ending the Hundred Days. For Wellington, Waterloo left him a victor, but barely. He told one that the battle was the nearest run thing you ever saw in your life. Yet it was a decisive victory of the Seventh Coalition that ended the first French empire.
Fig. 5 - S1 (07-31.03.2021) - Exiled in Saint Helena, South Atlantic, he died on 5 May 1821. He is buried in Les Invalides, Paris since 1840.