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Napolean Bonaparte

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Napoleon bonaparte

  1. 1. NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Liam El-Masry Niall Griffin
  2. 2. EARLY LIFE • Napoleon Bonaparte was a military general who became the first emperor of France. His drive for military expansion changed the world. • He was born on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, Corsica, France
  3. 3. • He was the second child of Carlo Buonaparte, a lawyer, and his wife, Letizia Ramolio
  4. 4. ACHIEVEMENTS • He revolutionized military organization and training. • He ended the chaos in post revolution France • He founded the French banking system and he set up a Fair ,modern court in France that’s still in use today
  5. 5. • He turned Paris from a backwater to a thriving city with parks and Boulevards
  6. 6. MILITARY HISTORY • Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution .After seizing political power in France in 1799 he crowned himself emperor in 1804. • From 1803 to 1812, France was engaged in the Napoleonic Wars, a series of major conflicts with various coalitions of European nations • However, after a disastrous French invasion of Russia in 1812, Napoleon abdicated the throne two years later and was exiled to the island of Elba. • In 1815, he briefly returned to power in his Hundred Days campaign. After a crushing defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, he abdicated once again
  7. 7. MILITARY HISTORY •  Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French  Revolution .After seizing political power in France in 1799 he crowned himself  emperor in 1804.  • From 1803 to 1812, France was engaged in the Napoleonic Wars, a series of  major conflicts with various coalitions of European nations • However, after a disastrous French invasion of Russia in 1812, Napoleon  abdicated the throne two years later and was exiled to the island of Elba. •  In 1815, he briefly returned to power in his Hundred Days campaign. After a  crushing defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, he abdicated once again