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A Brief History Of Napoleon Essay

  • Submitted by: Recon329
  • on December 6, 2011
  • Category: History
  • Length: 745 words

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Napoleon Bonaparte ,everyone knows him as the short french emperor that lead french into a era of greatness. But did you know he was barely even a true   Frenchmen and that he quickly   rose through the ranks of the french military in great victory against the British. I will explain why I think that Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the greatest European Leader of its time.
          The reason why I picked Napoleon Bonaparte was that he was most brilliant individuals in history, Napoleon Bonaparte was a masterful soldier, and a superb administrator. He was also utterly ruthless, a dictator and, later in his career, thought he could do no wrong. Not a Frenchman by birth he was born   at   Ajaccio on Corsica only just sold to France by the Italian state of Genoa on August 15, 1769. Napoleon rained as an artillery officer in mainland France. He rose to prominence under the French First Republic and led successful campaigns against the First and Second Coalitions arrayed against France. In 1799, he staged   a coup   and installed himself as First Consul, and with in   five years later the French Senate proclaimed him emperor. When   being Crowned to be Emperor he took the crown from the Pope and place   it on himself mean that he was basic above the Pope .In the first decade of the 19th century, the French Empire under Napoleon engaged in a series of conflicts the Napoleonic War involving every major European power. After a streak of victories, France secured a dominant position in continental Europe, and Napoleon maintained the French sphere of influencethrough the formation of extensive alliances and the appointment of friends and family members to rule other European countries as French client states.

      During Napoleon   rule of French,He added and changed a lot of things   in French,One of the biggest things was the Education System in french. It Started when   Napoleon wrote a letter to the Home Affiars Minister Chaptal on June 18 1801,Napoleon outlined that some...

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