Preserving the Heritage

Preserving the Heritage
The Emperor’s apartments, Longwood House, St Helena © Olivier Roques Rogery

The Fondation Napoléon is a registered charity (since 1987) committed to the encouragement of the study of and interest in the history of the Napoleonic period, the Consulate, First and Second Empires and the preservation of Napoleonic heritage.

  • Patronage

    Ever since its creation, the Fondation Napoléon has supported projects related to the preservation of Napoleonic architectural and historical heritage.

  • Save the Drawings and Plans made for Napoleon I (Archives Nationales)

    SaVE THE DRAWINGS AND plans MADE FOR Napoleon I The French national archives (Archives Nationales, AN) and the Fondation Napoléon have joined forces to restore and make available to the general public the little-known treasures held amongst the Imperial State Secretariat papers, namely: the 1,800 plans, drawings and maps presented to Napoleon to enable his decision […]

  • St Helena Appeal

    Saving Longwood, the Emperor’s house!