Planning for battle? Napoleon's your man. Planning for breakfast? Not so much.
Napoleon Crossing the Saint-Bernard Pass, 20 May 1800/Musee de l'Histoire de France/Corbis
June 18, 2015 Napoleon is credited with the phrase "an army marches on its stomach," but he probably never said it. Now 200 years after his legendary defeat, it's worth recalling his disregard for feeding his army.
Mohandas K. (Mahatma) Gandhi shown using a spinning wheel in 1933 shortly after his release from prison.
November 5, 2013 The Indian independence leader used the portable "charkha" to make his own thread and cloth while a prisoner of the British in the early 1930s.
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