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Napoleon Bonaparte


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Napoleon Bonaparte

  1. 1. Lucía Muñoz Rodríguez. Hanan Salah Bunuar. Sakina Mustafa.
  2. 2.  Childhood.  Life.  Expedition to Egypt.  Rosetta stone.  Champollion.  How did he become emperor?  Napoleon and Josephine.
  3. 3.  He wasn´t French, he was born in Corsica (when he was born it was an Italian Republic).  When he went to the military school, he was bullied by the other children because of his height and his accent.  He had a talent since he was a child he knew how to organize the attacks and defenses on a battle.
  4. 4.  He was a French military and a political leader.  He was a french monarchy from 1804 to 1815, the first monarch of france bearing the title emperor since the reign of Charles the fat (881–887).  His legal reform, the Napoleonic Code , has been a major influence on many civil law jurisdictions worldwide, but he is best remembered for his role in the wars led against France by a series of coalitions, the so-called Napoleonic wars.
  5. 5.  Napoleon saw an opportunity to make the founding country of western culture a province of the greatest country in modern Europe.
  6. 6.  The task of deciphering the Rosetta Stone was long and challenging. The Rosetta Stone was found in 1799.  The Rosetta Stone was found by French soldiers who were rebuilding a fort in Egypt, they were directed by Napoleon.  J. F. Champollion deciphered the Rosseta stone; he was prepared to it.
  7. 7.  Champollion was a passionate orientalist, at sixteen years old had already expressed the suspicion that the hieroglyphic writing of Pharaonic Egypt was directly related to the Coptic. Studying the Rosseta stone, he had achieved what seemed impossible to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics.
  8. 8.  On May 18, 1804, Napoleon proclaimed himself emperor, and made Josephine Empress. Napoleon paid the Pope Pius VII believing that if the Pope was there the ceremony would be religious.
  9. 9.  He met the widow Josephine and got married with her, a year after her husband died.
  10. 10.  What did he tell to the Pope when he became an emperor?  Did Josephine´s husband died before or after he met Napoleon?  What did Champollion?  Which was his talent when he was a child?  Which was Napoleon´s intention when he went to Egypt?