Best-selling novelist Frederick Forsyth nominates the Duke of Wellington.
Francine Stock presents a discussion about the first Duke of Wellington.
Was Napoleon really the short, uncouth, Corsican upstart portrayed by caricaturists?
Did Napoleon turn France into a military dictatorship? Historian Andrew Roberts considers.
Andrew Roberts considers Napoleon's reputation as the principal warmonger of the age.
Andrew Roberts explains why Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo.
Napoleon ended his life on a distant island. Andrew Roberts asks what history made of him.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Prussian naturalist and explorer, Alexander Von Humboldt.
Philip Ball tells the story of Michael Faraday and his 'first instructess' in chemistry.
Clinical psychologist Daniel Freeman explores cases of delusion.
The comparative histories of two titans of 19th century history.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss why Napoleon's apparent victory turned to defeat in 1812.
Anne is in Brussels and Paris to explore the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Jonathan Freedland compares past and present military campaigns.
David Cannadine explores how the Duke of Wellington's boots came to define his leadership.
The man who predicted deforestation and harmful human-induced climate change 200 years ago
Take a look at a man who loved his country almost as much as women – Young Napoleon.