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Napoleon for the children of Chernobyl

In 1812 Napoleon abruptly left Belarus. 200 years later the journey will be repeated, with the purpose of raising money for the Gichon Foundation.

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Following Napoleons' trail with horse and carriage. This according the Caulaincourt's diary.



Participants
Joost van Hövell tot Westervlier
Gerrit Haakmeester
Harry Mulder
André de Vries
Hein Heun
Bennie Heun


This website provides information about the plan to carry out Napoleon's historic journey back home from Russia in 1812.


ROUTE 1812
The journey in short:
with the most important places and dates

5th december 1812:
Smorgoni (Russia): Departure at 10 o’clock in the evening
6th december 1812
Oschmaina: midnight (00.00 hours)
Miedniki: 7 o’clock
Wilna (Vilnius) (Lithuania) from 10.15 until 11.30
7th december 1812
Kowno (Kaunas) 5 o’clock
Mariampol
8/9th december 1812
Augustowo (Poland)
10th december 1812
Pultusk 5 o’clock
Sierock
Praga (a suburb of Varsovie)
Varsovie (Warsaw) Arrival at 11 o’clock in the morning, departure at 8 o’clock in the evening
11th december 1812
Lowicz
Kutno
12th december 1812
Posen (Poznan): Before dawn arrival in Posen
Glogau (Glogow): Arrival in the evening
12 /13th december 1812
During the night stop at a stage (for a coach)
13th december 1812
Buntzlau (Boleslawiec) In the morning
Vistule
Bautzen (Saksen)
14th december 1812
Dresden: Arrival at 1 o’clock in the night, departure at 7 o’clock in the morning
Leipzig: Arrival at 5 o’clock in the evening and departure 2 hours later (7 o’clock)
15th december 1812
Vigenov: Arrival at the dawn of the day
Erfurt: (Grand Duchy of Frankfurt): Arrival early in the morning. Departure 1 hour later
Gotha
Eisenach
Vach: Arrival during lunchtime
15/16th December in the night 1812
16th december 1812
Hanau: arrival at breakfast time
Cassel on the Rhine: arrival at 3 o’clock in the afternoon (crossing of the Rhine to Mainz)
Mainz on the Rhine: arrival at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, departure at 7 o’clock in the evening
17th december 1812
Saint-Avold (France): lunch
Metz
Mars la Tour
Verdun
Harville
17/18 December 1812, in the night
18th december 1812
La Ferte-sous-Jouarre
Saint-Jean-les-Deux-Jumeaux
Meaux
Claye
Paris: arrival at 11.45 in the evening