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Napoleon Bonaparte is famous for being a European revolutionary, soldier, statesman and lawmaker. As suggested by Robert Wilde at About.com, he also exhibited some of the first modern dictatorial behavior, silencing poli... More »

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Napoleon Bonaparte's goals included stabilizing the government and economy of France, restoring order within the nation, and defending the country against would-be invaders. His goals were primarily motivated by his desi... More »

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When his autopsy was performed, Napoleon Bonaparte's height was recorded as 5 feet 6 inches. Although that is short by contemporary standards, Napoleon's height was average for the time in which he lived. More »

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Napoleon Bonaparte, also referred to as Napoleon I, was a French emperor and military leader in the 18th and early 19th centuries. He conquered much of Europe during his reign as the Emperor of the French. More »

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According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Napoleon Bonaparte spread nationalism in England by changing the balance of power in Europe and the rest of the world. Though the defeat of Napoleon was affected by an alliance ... More »

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Napoleon Bonaparte is credited with ending the French Revolution and, with the establishment of a stable government, bringing security and equality to France. He introduced a system of meritocracy to replace the older sy... More »

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Interesting facts about Napoleon Bonaparte include the fact that he and his family fled from Corsica in 1793, and he was arrested by the revolutionary French government for his association with Maximilien Robespierre. An... More »

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