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Acheivements and legacy of Napoleon

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Roberto Pedraza Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte was a general of the French Revolution, the ruler of France as a First Consul from November 11 of 1799 to May 18 of 1804, then he was Emperor of France and King of Italy by the name of Napoleon from May 18 of 1804 to April 6 of 1814. Napoleone di Buonaparte was born in the town of Ajaccio, on Corsica, a little island on the Mediterranean. He was born on August 15 of 1769 and was raised by a minor noble Italian family living in Corsica, his father Carlo Buonaparte, was Corsica's representative in the court of Louis XVI of France in 1778. The biggest influence of Napoleon was his mother Maria Letizia Ramolino, because her firm discipline helped restrain Napoleon, nicknamed by her as Rabullione, meaning "disrupter". Napoleon adopted later the french-sounding name of Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon was the fourth child of the seven brothers he had. His brothers and sisters were; Joseph Bonaparte, originally Giuseppe Buonaparte (1768 - 1844), Lucien Bonaparte, originally Luciano Buonaparte (1775 - 1840), Elisa Bacciochi, Maria Anna Buonaparte (1777 - 1820) Louis Bonaparte, originally Luigi Buonaparte (1778 - 1846) Paoletta Buonaparte/Bonaparte (1780 - 1825) Caroline Murat, or Maria Annunziata Buonaparte (1782 - 1839) ...read more.


When he got to France, the people accepted him again because of the bad emperor they had putten back. Napoleon's reign only lived for 100 days, because his last battle was the battle of Waterloo. On June 25 of 1815, British forces forced him into exile in St. Helena, a small rocky island away from Europe. Napoleon lived there and finally died, some people say he died of stomach cancer like his father, or he was poisoned by one of the guards protecting him. His schooling and training began because of his family connections, that afforded Napoleon greater oportunities to study. At 9 years old, he was admitted in a French military school on May 15 of 1779, in a small town near Troyes. In 1785, at the age of 16, he finished school and became a lieutenant in the artillery. When the revolution broke out, Napoleon joined the army of the new government. The accomplishments that Napoleon had achieved, were that he became at first the first consul of France, he was a great militar in so an early age, his major achievements are winning all of his battles and being an emperor. ...read more.


The natives including the ones of Colombia took advantage of the situation and fought for their independence. Napoleon was a very important character in ancient history, because he tried to expand the French territory in proportions that extended from almost all Europe. He was a great general at a such young age, and becme a great emperor which concealed everything that he was looking for. Napoleon was a genius in the battle fields and won almost all of his battles, having his honor and loyalty to his country always in mind got to be one of the greatest men ever talked about. His achievements took him to great things, that convinced every country or every citizen into following him, in the good and in the bad situations, he also managed to make his dreams true, even though he did not conquer Russia or Britain, he made a blockade that almost all countries followed, fearing to be attacked by this great man. Even when he had been defeated, he went back and tried again with the support of his men, and finally he was to old for coming back and died, died with honor. Napoleon died with what he managed to be, a visionary, an estadist, an adventurer and a hereo of the past which cared only for glory. ...read more.

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