Tag Archives: Michel Dancoisne-Martineau

Writer says Michel deserves top honour for Napoleon role

Film star Clint Eastwood has one, and so has the singer Bob Dylan; and now a writer on Napoleon says Michel Dancoisne-Martineau, custodian of the emperor’s homes on St Helena, deserves to receive France’s highest honour.   Andrew Roberts makes … Continue reading

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Michel celebrates 25 years as French Consul

From St Helena Government press office (14 November 2012): On Saturday 10 November, at a garden party hosted by French Consul M. Michel Dancoisne-Martineau at the Briars Pavilion on St Helena, one hundred invited guests gathered to celebrate his 25 … Continue reading

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Ideas wanted for home of Napoleon’s general

A new future is being sought for the home of one of General Henri-Gratien Bertrand, one of the officers who joined Napoleon in exile on St Helena. Bertrand’s Cottage in Longwood is considered to have changed little since the general and … Continue reading

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