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], .....
He remarked later in life that: "I have fought six...
Napoleon Bonaparte, the first emperor of France, is regarded as one of the ... In
1802 he was elected consul for life, and two years later he was proclaimed ...
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interesting ... In 1802, a constitutional amendment made Napoleon first consul for
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
One of the greatest military commanders and a risk taking gambler; a workaholic gen... More »
Youth and Family Life ... Napoleon Bonaparte was born the 15th of August, 1769
on Corsica, just three months after the island had been defeated by the French.
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 ...
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build an empire before defeat at Waterloo.
A complete history of the life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte from his youth
and rise to power to his defeat and death.
Early Life The son of Carlo and Letizia Bonaparte , young Napoleon was sent to
French military schools at Brienne and Paris. He received his.