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    During the duration of Napoleons ruling over France, many philosophers considered Napoleon Bonaparte either a villain or a hero. Throughout Napoleons rule he was able to prove his heroic actions. Napoleon Bonaparte was the greatest ruler of France since of his dedication and advancement in helping France thrive and achieve its fullest abilities. Many French people and scholars at Napoleon time of ruling noted his heroic action for the advancement of France, such as Robinson who had in that…

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    1.xxx The life of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte can be described as a revolutionist, brilliant military strategist, fearless solider, charismatic speaker, and tyrant. One thing that is undeniable is that Bonaparte was an astounding leader. He was a Corsican born soldier who as a child was teased for not being able to speak proper French language. Napoleon showed fearless determination on the battle field and an astonishing ability to lead that enabled him to become the emperor by the age…

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    bringing benefits to France within its role in the world and to its citizens as new reforms had been made such as the Economic management, the Code Napoleon (1804) and Education. Nevertheless, his blunders would not balance his positive reforms. One of his mistakes was to begin the patriotic war between France and Russia in 1812. The war did not give what Napoleon wanted and which he planned to achieve, instead, the war took his reputation and power away from him as the cost of his failure was…

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    Wanta 1 Joel Wanta Mr Nagis World History 10/20/15 The Downfall of Napoleon Napoleon was a great general, but his greatest fault came from inside. “Napoleon, supreme egoist that he was, ignored the significance of the omens until he and his host were completely and irrevocably committed to an undertaking that was doomed. Never did the gods punish hubris more severely.” (Kroll 117) As said by M. Duke of Fezensac, a professional solider and officer, while talking about Napoleon’s march on…

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    Emperor of the French One of Napoleon Bonaparte’s most brilliant opponents once said, “never has a brain so disciplined and under such control been seen” (Durant 240). There is no doubt that the brain of Napoleon did not go unused. Napoleon went from an undistinguished foreigner, to ruler of the extensive French Empire. Although, Napoleon eventually lost the title of emperor, nobody would forget the name of the man who conquered most of Europe. Napoleon Bonaparte rose to power by overcoming…

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    The Little Corporal, The Little General, The Man of Destiny. These names describe only one man who is one of the greatest military leaders of all time, the Great Napoleon Bonaparte. Rollyson starts his article with the claim that, “Napoleon made lasting contributions to the laws and civil administration of France and other lands. However, he also left a darker legacy—that of dictatorial rule that was the precursor to modern fascism.” Even though some believe his drive for success is his downfall…

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    Not since Julius Caesar and his expansive Roman Empire had there been a leader so pervasive or impressing as Napoleon Bonaparte. Born on the previously Italian, then French island of Corsica in 1769 and raised by the middling yet technically noble Buonaparté family, Napoleon would, by the end of his life, come to rule France as its First Consul and, later, constitutional emperor for a total of fifteen war-filled years. By age 20, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in France’s 1st…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte was a great historical figure who made many great reforms in the history of France and Europe. On August 15, 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in the Corsican city of Ajaccio to Carlo and Marie-Letizia Bounaparte. He had eleven siblings. He started his education at all boy’s school in Ajaccio. Since he belonged to a fairly wealthy family, he entered French military school and joined the college of Autun in Burgundy, France. In 1785, Napoleon became a second lieutenant in the…

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    Napoleon was a man in the right place at the right time. Rising to power following the tumulus revolution, Napoleon established France as an empire with himself as emperor. Hailed by the French, Napoleon sought order in his new empire. He created the Grand Army and led numerous conquests for France. Napoleon maintained control over France through nationalistic army, his modernized attitude, and ultimately his incredible charisma. Napoleon Bonaparte brought the idea of nationalism to Europe and…

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    talent. Not only did Napoleon Bonaparte better France through his domestic policy, he also expanded the territory of France with many battles won through strategic warfare. He as well gave the citizens of France the sense of national identity and pride they needed. His many accomplishments modified the French society and ultimately the civilized world. Napoleon is sometimes viewed as a tyrant, but ultimately he showed more heroic nationalistic traits than tyrannical. On, Napoleon: Summit to…

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