Napoleon: Here's a Tip

Napoleon was reportedly caught (and exiled) after stopping to ask someone for directions as he fled Paris. Despite wearing a disguise, Napoleon was recognized after making the mistake of offering his guide a tip. French bills, naturally, still bore the image of the former Emperor.

[In 1814, shortly before he was banished to the island of St. Helena, Napoleon Bonaparte bid adieux to his Imperial Guard in the courtyard at Fontainebleau Palace, thereby giving the spot its name: The Adieux courtyard.]

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