On this day…

Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered on the HMS Bellerophon on the 15th of July, 1815.

This image of the event was created in 1816.

398px-The_surrender_of_Buonaparte_on_board_the_Bellerophon Stylised and popular print showing the moment of Napoleon's arrival aboard HMS Bellerophon, and his surrender to Captain Frederick Lewis Maitland.

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