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Movie history events from 1815

Jean Valjean is released on parole by prison guard Javert. He steals silver from Bishop Myriel, who tells the authorities that he gave him the silver. Jean Valjean starts a new life. (France) (Les Miserables)

14th February: Edmond Dantes returns, only to be imprisoned for sympathising with Napoleon. (France) (The Count of Monte Cristo)

18th June: Napoleon Bonaparte suffers defeat at the hands of the Duke of Wellington. (Waterloo, Belgium) (Napoleon)

20th June: With small hope for success of the Allies against Napoleon's drive, English securities fall to the lowest level on record. Spurred by the probable closure of the London Stock Exchange, banker Nathan Rothschild risks his fortune to single-handedly sustain the British economy until last minute news (via carrier pigeon) of Napoleon's defeat by Wellington at Waterloo turns the market around. (London, England) (The House of Rothschild)


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