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Napoleon Bonaparte was born August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica.
Napoleon is the most charismatic general in French history, famed for his military successes and (at the same time) for not quite conquering Europe. Starting as a second lieutenant in the French artillery, he rose quickly through the ranks until he staged... More>>

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Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during .... Napoleon was born on 15 August 1769, to Carlo Maria di Buonaparte and Maria Letizia Ramolino, in his ...

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Jul 8, 2014 ... Military general and first emperor of France, Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, Corsica, France. One of the most ...

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Find out more about the history of Napoleon Bonaparte, including videos, ... Born on the island of Corsica, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military ...

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Early years. Napoleon Bonaparte was born Napoleon Buonaparte on August 15, 1769, in the Corsican city of Ajaccio. He was the fourth of eleven children of ...

PBS - Napoleon: The Man and the Myth

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Napoleon Bonaparte was born the 15th of August, 1769 on Corsica, just three months after the island had been defeated by the French. He would spend his ...

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Napoleon Bonaparte, (1769 – 1821) - French military and political leader who ... Born in Corsica and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France, he rose to ...

Napoleon I | emperor of France | Britannica.com

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Jul 22, 2016 ... Napoleon I, French in full Napoléon Bonaparte, original Italian Napoleone ... Napoleon was born on Corsica shortly after the island's cession to ...

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Napoleon's father, Carlo Buonaparte, had been active in Paoli's resistance army but made terms with the French. Napoleon was born in Ajaccio, Corsica on 15 ...