Napoleon's Accomplishments Essay

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The Early Life and Accomplishments of Napoleon
“Napoleon ranked as one of the greatest military conquerors in history”as one stated. Napoleon Bonaparte lived from 1769-1821, he was known as Napoleon I. Napoleon was a very well known figure in history. He achieved many goals and made an impact on time and on others. He was a French military leader and a self-made emperor. He accomplished conquering much of Europe in the early 19th century. Napoleon achieved many goals in his lifetime. Some of the many goals were that he modernized finance. He created the Napoleonic code which embodied enlightenment principles. He also drove British forces out of the French part of Toulon. One last one from the bountiful amount of accomplishments is that he
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What caused him to take charge and be a great leader was his father. Napoleon's parents were Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino. Napoleon Was the fourth and second surviving child of Carlo Buonaparte his father and Letizia his mother. Napoleon's father at first supported the nationalist and sided with their leader, Pasquale Paoli. The leader Paoli was forced to flee the island, so Carlo decided to switch to the French. After switching to France a job was given to Carlo. This then opened up opportunities for Napoleon. Due to his father's job he was able to go to France’s college. Later Napoleon then ended up in military college. Napoleon studies there for five years. Eventually Napoleon then attended the military academy. While Napoleon was at the academy his father died of stomach cancer in 1785. This tragedy motivated Napoleon to become head of the family. After his father's death he went back home and sided with his father's former ally, but they later and a disagreement and Napoleon and his family moved to France. Napoleon's return to France meant his return to service with the French military. After returning to the military, the French revolution began and many of the events that occurred created opportunities for Napoleon. Many opportunities were created that benefited Napoleon . These opportunities had an impact on him becoming a great military

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