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Saint Helena
Saint Helena , named after St Helena of Constantinople, is an island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha which also includes Ascension Island and the islands of Tristan da Cunha...
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1502
5.21.1502
The island of Saint Helena is discovered by the Portuguese explorer João da Nova.
1815
10.15.1815
Napoleon I of France begins his exile on Saint Helena in the Atlantic Ocean.
1821
5.5.1821
Emperor Napoleon I dies in exile on the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean.