Napoleon Bonaparte

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte

Being the Emperor would grant him fame and strength because since young had he admired great figures.

Reasons Napoleon became an emperor

capitalised the situation to dominate the consulate- bounding his interests to the many powerful people in France- the landowners- who were afraid of their land being stripped again due to the revolution. By creating a new constitution that gave them power, he was ensured support as leader of France.

The French were in agreement with Napoleon's idea that for a great nation the only salvation lies in hereditary power. He had long perceived the neccessity of hereditary power because he believed that it is not very long to advance with any developments unless ithe ideas are passed down.

BIOGRAPHYBirth date: 15/8/1769(Ajaccio, Corsia, France)Death date: 5/5/1821(St. Helena, U.K.)Occupation: military leader, political leader, emperorEducation: College D'autun, Military College of Brienne, Military Academy of ParisTakes power on 9/11 and 10/11 (18&19 Brumaire, An VIII) at Chateau de Saint- Cloud

Interesting facts about Napoleon-At his death, it was told that Josephine, his first wife, was said to be the love of his life- along with France and the army. -He introduced the buttons on the sleeves of jackets.

Source citationGhoshal, S. (n.d) 12 interesting and surprising things about fashion. Retrieved from Biography- Facts, Birthday, Life Story (n.d.). Retrieved from's reasons for making himself emperor(n.d.) .Retrieved from Bartrick Antique Prints and Maps. (n.d.) French Empire( in 1804 and 1814), 1817. Retrieved from Life of Napoleon 1 (n.d.). Retrieved from,R. How Napoleon became emperor. Retrieved from you need to know about Napoleon Mass for Napoleon Coronation- Domine

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Giovanni Paissiello- Mass for the coronation of Napoleon

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  • crino 6 years ago

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    A very good standard of work. The audio was interesting and excellent choice. Layout can be reorganized so that it can be read more easily. The reasoning should be given more attention to detail and also reflection of your own thought although source citation was superb! Grade 20/25.