Sign up FAST! Login

Charles Mindard's flow map of Napoleon's failed march on Russia. One of the finest infographics ever.

Stashed in: Visualization, Infographics!, Russia and Friends, Maps!, Mind Blown!

To save this post, select a stash from drop-down menu or type in a new one:

What makes this graphic so unusual is that he's able to depict six dimensions of data with only two dimensions of visualization.

"Defies the pen of the historian in its brutal eloquence":

Additional info: 

Tufte on Minard's sourcesMinard's biography, an academic summary, and re-designs of the chart.

You May Also Like: