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    Many have drawn comparisons between Napoleon Bonaparte and Adolf Hitler, leaders who aggressively expanded and acquired territory during a transition period in their country and created empires that shook the world for a time but eventually failed. However, these two powerful figures differed greatly in considerable aspects including their backgrounds, their rise to power, and their ultimate defeat. Europe during the time of Napoleon Bonaparte showed signs of momentous changes. In 1789, France…

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    World Civilization Paper- Napoleon Napoleon Bonaparte was the first emperor of France and a brilliant military general. Being an intelligent individual as well as a great leader helped him acquire his supreme skills over his lifetime. He has been in certain situations and experiences that helped him become the leader that he did. A person cannot simply be born a leader, but they may have to display the right qualities to gain that power. Napoleon’s leadership progressed as he became older and…

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    Napoleon as almost every new "prince" in history was lucky because of the circumstances and opportunities that was lucky to have; which allowed him to become the emperor of France. When the revolution occurred in France the monarchy was abolished, France fell at war with it's neighboring countries because they wanted to restore the monarchy. When France went to war with it's neighbors; this gave Napoleon the opportunity to make a name for himself, Napoleon was then near army hero, Napoleon…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Corsica in 1769, and at the age of nine he received a scholarship from the military school Ecole Militaire. He soon became a military genius and led France’s army through through the French Revolution. He was a hero and eventually gained political power due to his popularity and success as a leader, soon becoming the emperor of France. The goals of the French Revolution were to overthrow the monarchy, convert France to democracy, and give the peasants rights. The…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution “Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles that direct them.”-Napoleon Bonaparte This quote was said by Napoleon after he got into power on November 9 1799. Before this event France was under major debt and the economy was failing. When the King tried to fix it he brought violence and riots to France. France needed a new ruler with a new purpose…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte was an interesting person. He had a short temper at time, (mostly with his wife) he had extreme character, clever, he was good at giving speeches, very manipulative in his own way. Bonaparte was very good at inspirering people by his speechs. Thats what made his the kind of powerful leader that he was. One thing that changed Bonaparte was his drive to have absolute power apon all people. Growing up on the island of corssica, he grew up hating the french. After many years of…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte, Frances’ “great” leader after the French Revolution and also conquered much of Europe, but he was also love and hated by many. People to include Benjamin Constant, likened the Emperor to a “tyrant”. At the same time, others such as Emmanuel Del La Cases and Victor Hugo idolized the “French Conqueror”. In regards to Bonaparte’s love/ hate relationship, I analyzed documents that looked at the great leader from both sides of the spectrum. In like respect, when historians…

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    Unquestionably among the greatest military commanders of history, Napoleon Bonaparte was, like many great men, corrupted by his victories and increasing power. Nevertheless, he was a successful reformer of the military and of education in France and his Napoleonic Code is yet followed in many European, Middle Eastern, and African countries today, and many of his educational reforms are yet practiced. In 1804, Napoleon established the Napoleonic Code which changed feudal laws that were…

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    Napoleon was a brilliant leader who had great dreams for progressive change. He was a general, who quickly rose to power overthrowing the directory. He set up a new government, eventually taking complete power, becoming the new emperor of France. During the French Revolution, Napoleon's role is complicated because he ended the revolution, causing a new one. As an emperor, he conserved the ideal parts of the revolution while also adding new reforms that posed great benefits for citizens. During…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte was a very important man back in the 1800’s. He was one of the world's best military strategists. What is extraordinary is that Napoleon crowned himself emperor. Napoleon was the first Frenchman to have the title of an emperor for more than 1000 years! He was Corsican-born. On May 18,1804, Napoleon declared himself emperor, and made Josephine (his wife) empress. Napoleon was 35 years old when he crowned himself emperor. He was going to crown himself emperor in the Notre…

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