Pierre Amédée Jaubert

Napoleon's "favourite orientalist adviser and dragoman".


Kim Philby

A high-ranking member of British intelligence who worked as a spy for and later defected to the Soviet Union.


The Great Locomotive Chase

A military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War.


Sir Francis Walsingham

Principal Secretary to Elizabeth I of England from 1573 until 1590, popularly remembered as her "spymaster".

Robert Townsend (spy)

One of the most brilliant spies of the the American Revolution.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Pierre Amédée Jaubert

Pierre Amédée Emilien Probe Jaubert (3 June 1779 – 28 January 1847) was a French diplomat, academic, orientalist, translator, politician, and traveler. He was Napoleon's "favourite orientalist adviser and dragoman".

William Wickham

William Wickham PC (11 November 1761-22 October 1840) was a British politician who acted as a spymaster during the French Revolution, and was later a Privy Counsellor and Chief Secretary for Ireland.