Napoleon Bonaparte

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon was born in Ajaccio, Corscia, France on August 15th, 1769.He attended the College d'Autun, Military College of Brienne, and the Military Academy in Paris. Some of his major achievements include becoming the General of the French Army at the very young age of 26, First Consul for life, and crowning himself Emperor of France.Napoleon lead his army into many wars and soon enough he lost to the Russians. Napoleon was then exiled to the island of St. Helena where he died at the age of 51 on May 5th, 1821.

Accomplishments

1793 - Napoleon becomes a General of the French Army.1796 - Napoleon marries Josephine. 1802- Napoleon becomes Consul for Life.1804 - Napoleon crowns himself Emperor of France.1810 - Napoleon divorces Josephine and marries Marie-Louise1814 - Napoleon is exiled to Elba after losing to the Russians.

Napoleon created the Napoleonic Code which allowed religious freedom and gave equality to all men. Napoleon also created a concordant wth the Catholic churuch recognizing them as the "Official Chuch of France," making peace.Napoleon also created four schools; primary school, secondary school, lycees, (militrary schools) and technical schools, reforming French education.

Lasting Impact

Napoleon has affected our world today! There is no longer a monarchy in France, and many of the ideas Napoleon created in his Napoleonic Code are still being used in teh French government today.

Citations

"Napoleon Bonaparte." 2013. The Biography Channel website. Nov 22 2013, 08:40 http://www.biography.com/people/napoleon-9420291.David, Jacques Louis. "Napoleon Crossing the Alps." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 21 Nov. 2013. Web. 21 Nov. 2013"Napoleon's Coronation as Emperor of the French." Napoleon's Coronation as Emperor of the French. Georgeianindex, n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2013."Napoleon Bonaparte in Uniform." Allposters.com. Allposters, n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2013

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"Even when I am gone, I shall remain in people's minds the star of their rights, my name will be the war cry of their efforts, the motto of their hopes." – Napoleon


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