history of Napoleon the First. by P. Lanfrey

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Napoleon Bonaparte (), also known as Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century.

After seizing political power in France. Napoleon instituted various reforms, such as higher education, a tax code, road and sewer systems, and established the Banque de France, the first central bank in French history.

He negotiated the Concordat of with the Catholic Church, which sought to reconcile the mostly Catholic population to his regime.

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Napoleon played a key role in the French Revolution (–99), served as first consul of France (–), and was the first emperor of France (–14/15). Today Napoleon is widely considered one of the greatest military generals in history.

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The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War—winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon. Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than a military genius and astute.

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His major books include Napoleon’s Road to Glory: Triumphs, Defeats and Immortality (winner of the Napoleonic Society of America Literary Award); Imperial Glory: The Bulletins of Napoleon’s Grande Armée (winner of the International Napoleonic Society’s President’s Choice.

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Initially, there were to be three consuls at the head of the government, but Napoleon gave himself the title of First Consul. His powers as First Consul essentially made him dictator of France.

Ruling France As the dictator of France, Napoleon was able to institute a number of government reforms. One of these reforms was the famous Napoleonic Code.

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O’Meara tended the ex-emperor for three years, until he made the bombshell claim that the British governor of St Helena, Sir. Napoleon attacked Russia with aroundmen Russians set up strong fortifications along the way to slow Napoleon, but retreated past Moscow, after setting it to flame French occupied a burning Moscow, then started to retreat in the bitter Russian winter Army was devastated by a lack of supplies Hitler made a similar mistake in WWII.

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Andrew Roberts is the bestselling author of The Storm of War, Masters and Commanders, Napoleon and Wellington, and Waterloo.A Fellow of the Napoleonic Institute, he has won many prizes, including the Wolfson History Prize and the British Army Military Book Award, writes frequently for The Wall Street Journal, and has written and presented a number of popular documentaries.

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Napoleon III, also called (until ) Louis-Napoléon, in full Charles-Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, (born ApParis—died January 9,Chislehurst, Kent, England), nephew of Napoleon I, president of the Second Republic of France (–52), and then emperor of the French (–70). He gave his country two decades of prosperity under a stable, authoritarian government but.

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