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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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One of the most interesting facts about rhinoceroses is that they are descendants of some of the largest land animals to live on the planet. Prehistoric rhinos, called Indricotherium, stood over 17 feet tall at the shoul... More »

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Some interesting facts about calcite are that it is part of the Earth's crust and has the chemical name of calcium carbonate. Its chemical formula is CaCO3. Calcite is found in nature in many different shapes and colors ... More »

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Napoleon Bonaparte was the Emperor of France from 1804 to 1814, and he was the first major military and political leader to emerge after the French Revolution. Historians describe his basic personality as that of an impo... More »

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Napoleon Bonaparte ruled France from 1799 to 1815. He was First Consul of France from 1799 to 1804, and he was emperor of the French people from 1804 to 1814 and again in 1815. More »

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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 biggest reform and influence was the Napoleonic Code. This code forbade privileges based on birth, gave the people freedom of religion and stated that government jobs should be awarded to the most qu... More »

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