Napoleon Series Archive 2004

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Marco,

Admiral Federico Gravina who commanded the Spanish Fleet at Trafalgar was born in Palermo, Sicily. Godoy appointed him ambassador to Napoleon in 1804. He returned to Spain in 1805. It is said that he and Napoleon got along well, usually speaking in Italian.

Rodrigo

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