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    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 challenges and being very successful, but he eventually fell out of power regaining it only shortly before his death. Napoleon had to overcome many challenges on his rise to power. Napoleon was born on the island Corsica, but went to school in France and…

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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 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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    Both men’s accomplishments are very impressive. Napoleon for learning three languages by the age of 9, as well as Thomas-Alexandre Dumas for becoming a four star general despite being an African American born into slavery – at the height of it! Of the two I was most impressed with Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, mainly for his ability to overcome all his impediments incurred since birth. This quote influenced by decision in why I found him more impressive of the two: “Overwhelmed by 1,000 Austrian…

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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 a military leader in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Napoleon is considered one of the greatest leaders in history. Napoleon would eventually crown himself emperor of France and begin and expansion that would conquer much of Europe. Napoleon was majorly influenced by the French Revolution, for he would use the influence and create a revolution of his own. Napoleon accomplished a great empire through his military dictatorship, but he would also establish such reforms…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte enacted a new legal foundation for France called the “Napoleonic Code”. The Napoleonic code was the first of France’s logical set of laws that codified several laws concerning many unstable topics like Individual rights, colonial rights, families, etc. The code also assured secularization of society, something France had not known prior before. Before the French Revolution, France has been controlled by the feudal order, but now the new code removed the feudal order. The code…

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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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    Napoleon Bonaparte is broadly viewed as one of the best military commandants ever. At the stature of his energy, he had "extended the victories of France from her progressive fringes to that of a realm that extended from Spain to the steppes of Russia."In his book The Napoleonic Wars, noted student of history Gunther Rothenberg states that Napoleon "made the best armed force of now is the right time, changing the craft of war itself." While doubtlessly the French armed force under…

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    During the summer of 1789, people around the world witnessed one of the most radical, and bloodiest revolution that would reinvent the ways of thinking and reasoning in the world. In the midst of chaos, one of the most controversial men in history rose through the military ranks and became the Emperor of France. His name was Napoleon Bonaparte. Historians have mixed opinions about Napoleon. Some say he upheld the values and goals of the French Revolution, some say he undermined them. During his…

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