Napoleon Bonaparte was the Emperor of France from 1804 to 1814, and he was the first major military and political leader to emerge after the French Revolution. Historians describe ...
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...
Name at Birth:
August 15, 1769,
May 5, 1821
Napoléon Bonaparte (/nəˈpoʊliən, -ˈpoʊljən/; French: napɔleɔ̃ bɔnapaʁt],
born Napoleone di Buonaparte; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 18...
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Born: 15th August 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica
Married (Josephine): 9th March 1796 in Paris, France
Married (Marie-Louise): 2nd April 1810 in Paris, France
Died: 5th May 1821 on St. Helena
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Napoleon Bonaparte, the first emperor of France, is regarded as one of the
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Early years. Napoleon Bonaparte was born Napoleon Buonaparte on August 15,
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