Napoleon Bonaparte was short for his time however; he was considered normal height for the time period he lived in. Many say Napoleon had short man syndrome. Short man syndrome is conditions were a person has to deal with a feeling of inadequacy. Napoleon Bonaparte was born August 15 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. His parents’ names were Carlo Bonaparte and Marie Letizia. Napoleons family was very wealthy. Carlo was a lawyer and political opportunist. Napoleon had 4 brothers Joseph, Lucien, Louis, and Jerome Bonaparte. Napoleon had three sisters Elisa, Caroline, and Paulina Bonaparte. Lucien Bonaparte was the youngest of the sons he was also 1st prince Canino and Musignano. Joseph was the oldest brother he made Napoleon king of Naples and Sicily, and later king of Spain. Napoleon Bonaparte entered the military school at age ten he studied at royal military academy. Five years later he enrolled in the Ecole Military. A year later he graduated from Ecole Military with the ranks of second lieutenant in the artillery. The first army napoleon commanded was French army in Italy. In 1793 napoleon and is family was forced to leave Corsica after the governor accuses them of being too pro-France. Than napoleon and his family went to France to focus on his career. Napoleon served well for the French army so he is promoted to brigadier general. General Paul Barras made napoleon commander in chief of the army of the interior. Before this napoleon was not well known now he is rich and famous. In 1796 Napoleon marries Josephine she comes from a wealth family to but wasn’t sure if she wanted to marry him because he was older than her. Napoleon leads the Italian Army in a series of battles against Austria. By the time Italy defeats Austria in October 1797, it is clear that Napoleon is one of the world's greatest military leaders. Napoleon is named Emperor of the French Empire and, in December, is crowned in a very fancy ceremony at the Notre Dame in Paris.
MEMOIRS OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Complete By LOUIS ANTOINE FAUVELET DE BOURRIENNE His Private Secretary Edited by R. W. Phipps Colonel, Late Royal Artillery 1891
PREFACE BY THE EDITORS OF THE 1836 EDITION. In introducing the present edition of M. de Bourrienne's Memoirs to the public we are bound, as Editors, to say a few Words on the subject. Agreeing, however, with Horace Walpole that an editor should not dwell for any length of time on the merits of his author, we shall touch but lightly on this….
Napoleon Bonaparte: A Military Genius
Cordova High School
Franklin Per. 3
January 31, 2013
I chose Napoleon Bonaparte because he is one of the greatest military leaders that has ever lived. As a child, Napoleon excelled in military school and was always ahead of the game. At an early age of 10, Napoleon was accepted into the French Military School of Aristocrats. From there on he came….
Napoleon Bonaparte had many different sides to him and many different faces. To some, he was an extraordinary military commander who led an army to victory. To others, he was a civil administrator, and yet others thought of him as a great man that had complicated twists in his short life. He is both a historical figure and a legend and it is sometimes difficult to separate the two. Urban dictionary defines historical figure as “Historical people, situations, or things existed….
“The human race is governed by its imagination.”(Napoleon Bonaparte)is This quote by Napoleon shows how he believed that government should be made by the voice of the people. Napoleon Bonaparte was a great leader of war for France, and ruled as a democratic reformer. Ever since he was a kid, Napoleon had great leadership skills, and a love for the military. He was an excellent student, and he studied the tactics of previous rulers. Napoleon led many great battles and won most….
Napolen Bonaparte was born in 1769 and died in 1821. Napoleon was a
military genius for the loyalty of his troops, and for his spectacular victories.
The many change of the government in France, against the background of war,
made possible the rise of a military dictator. Since childhood, Napoleon was
taught stratagies and tactics to help him succeed through battles. At the age
of fifteen, he entered….
Napoleon Bonaparte was born in 1769 in Corsica about a year and a half after its attachment to France. He came from a noble family. His father, a solicitor by profession, was against the French occupation of Corsica.
Since at age of nine Napoleon was enrolled in college in France, where was instructed and was educated under the French system, however, that did not change in his Corsican temperament. Five years taught at the military college in Brien, then a year at the….
Napoleon Bonaparte or should I say the "Son of the Revolution", I believe was both a preserver and a destroyer of the French Revolution. In fact, "In a sense, Napoleon brought the revolution to an end in 1799, but he was also a child of the revolution" (Spielvogel 544, 1). Napoleon had helped the French people and the French government in various ways; nevertheless, Napoleon thought that constantly the people owed him. I think that this is how he acted like a child. Napoleon became commander of….
Napoleon Bonaparte was an excellent leader whose command of his soldiers is legendary. His early schooling at a French military academy taught him strategies to become a brilliant military leader. Many of Napoleon’s positive childhood habits persisted throughout his life. On the other hand, some of the destructive characteristics continued through his ruling and ultimately led to his downfall.
At the age of nine, Napoleon’s parents sent him to a French military academy. As a Corsican, Napoleon….
Napoleon Bonaparte was a military and political leader of France who made significant mistakes leading him to his downfall. Napoleon was a man obsessed with power and wealth. He was well known for his genius abilities of leading a full army, and winning impossible battles. Napoleon felt confident and believed he was more powerful than ever. But every single one of his accomplishments led him to wanting more, which is when everything began to go wrong. He made choices that were….
A hero is best described as a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. Napoleon Bonaparte, French militaristic genius is best described as a hero because of his influence on the French law system, French military and pride or France and its people. Napoleon’s introduction of the Napoleonic Code and his military domination of Europe, were all factors that allowed France to rise above and acquire an extreme pride in the country….