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  Napoleon I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Napoleon built up his army, apparently preparing to invade England, but the invasion fleet he assembled (1803–5) was repeatedly struck by storms, and a major part of the French fleet was engaged in the disastrous expedition of Charles Leclerc to Haiti.
In 1808 Napoleon made Joseph king of Spain after obtaining the abdication of Charles IV and his son Ferdinand VII; in Naples, Joseph was replaced with Marshal Joachim Murat, who was married to Napoleon’s sister Caroline.
Napoleon secured an annulment of his marriage with Josephine, who was unable to bear him a child, and was married in Mar., 1810, to Marie Louise, the daughter of the Austrian emperor Francis I (formerly Holy Roman Emperor Francis II).
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 MSN Encarta - Napoleon I
Napoleon was born on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, Corsica, and was given the name Napoleone (in French his name became Napoleon Bonaparte).
Napoleon graduated in 1785, at the age of 16, and joined the artillery as a second lieutenant.
Napoleon destroyed the Prussian army at Jena and Auerstädt (1806) and the Russian army at Friedland.
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 Lecture 15: Europe and the Superior Being: Napoleon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Napoleon was born August 15, 1769, on the island of Corsica, the son of a petty or low noble.
Napoleon's meager fleet, however, was destroyed at the Battle of the Nile by Nelson's navy.
Napoleon was removed as Emperor to the island of Elba and a Bourbon monarch returned to the French throne.
www.historyguide.org /intellect/lecture15a.html   (2711 words)

  
 Napoleon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Napoleon, Indiana Napoleon is a town located in 2000 census, the town had a total population of 238.
Napoleon, Michigan Napoleon is an unincorporated community located in 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 1,2...
Napoleon, Missouri Napoleon is a city located in 2000 census, the city had a total population of 208.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/napoleon.html   (495 words)

  
 Napoleon in the Electronic Passport
Napoleon is considered by many to be the most brilliant military figure in history.
Napoleon was born on Corsica, an island that had been controlled first by the Italian city-state of Genoa and later by France.
Napoleon was considered a huge success as a leader of France and as a military leader.
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 Napoleon
Certain of Napoleon Bonaparte's detractors declared that he was not French because he was born in 1768 and not 1769, and that his date of birth had been falsified, it being unthinkable that the emperor of the French not be French himself.
According to Thibaudeau, Napoleon used this term (in the same speech containing the famous remark that men could be led 'by baubles') in the debate in the Conseil d'Etat on the creation of the Légion d'Honneur.
Napoleon III was the third son of Louis Bonaparte (1778-1846), who himself was the third brother of Napoleon I. Hortense de Beauharnais (1783-1837), daughter (by her first marriage) of Josephine, was the mother of Napoleon III.
www.napoleon.org /en/essential_napoleon/faq/index.asp   (1157 words)

  
 Napoleon Bonaparte biography
Napoleon approved of the Revolution in principal but he deplored the violence of the common people.
Napoleon’s first defeat, however, came on August 1 when his entire naval fleet was destroyed by the British navy.
Napoleon Bonaparte was meant to be one of the three equal members of this consul but it didn’t take long for him to assert himself as de facto dictator of France.
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 Napolean
Napoleon's rise to power was, indeed, impressive, and was predicated on both his military capabilities and his strength of will.
Napoleon, however, became a national hero when he crushed the Austrian and Sardinian armies in Italy and brought the war with the alliance to a close in October of 1797 by negotiating the Treaty of Campo.
Four years of this insubordination was too much for Napoleon; in 1811, with the war still going badly in Spain, he assembled an army of six hundred thousand men and invaded Russian in 1812 with the sole purpose of punishing the tsar.
www.wsu.edu:8000 /~dee/REV/NAPOLEAN.HTM   (2790 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon refused to treat with Cardinal Litta, and demanded that Pius VII should be represented by a Frenchman, Cardinal de Bayanne.
Napoleon wrote to Champagny that it was necessary "to accustom the people of Rome and the French troops to live side by side, so that, should the Court of Rome continue to act in an insensate way, it might insensibly cease to exist as a temporal power, without anyone noticing the change".
Napoleon first wreaked his irritation on the Bishops of Ghent, Tournai, and Troyes, whom he forced to resign their sees and caused to be deported to various towns, then, on 3 December, he declared the Brief unacceptable, and charged the prelates to ask for another.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10687a.htm   (11597 words)

  
 Napoleon and the Jews
Napoleon won it by his success with the sword, not the sword of execution, nor the sword of the guillotine, but the sword of battle against the enemies of France.
Napoleon established awards such as the "Legion of Honour" to reward those whose services to the nation merited special recognition; the recipient could be scientist, composer, legislator, clergyman, writer, as well as a soldier.
Before Napoleon took over the leadership of the French government, the political situation of the Jews was precarious, unstable, and had to submit to negative laws, and according to specific regions of France, they were some times treated in a liberal manner and some times in a tyrannical manner.
www.napoleon-series.org /ins/weider/c_jews.html   (4782 words)

  
 Napoleon's army, pictures, maps, battles, commanders, uniforms, organization.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Napoleon was a charismatic commander and a great battle captain, he imposed his genius and personality on his army and inspired his troops, veterans and recruits, Frenchmen and foreign alike, with fierce pride, loyalty and devotion.
Napoleon was not a modest individual, he was not a peacemaker and he was not morally clean.
Napoleon's legacy is the modernising of Paris, the official promotion of religious tolerance, the current French legal and educational systems, and the European Union, to name but a few Napoleonic initiatives.
web2.airmail.net /napoleon/NAPOLEON_FOREVER.html   (5464 words)

  
 Napoleon History - ProvenceBeyond   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Napoleon Bonaparte was received his military education at Brienne and entered the army in 1785.
Napoleon became Premier Consul, and imposed an authoritarian constitution on the country.
In 1814 Napoleon abdcated and was exiled to Elba.
www.beyond.fr /history/napoleon.html   (837 words)

  
 France During the French Revolution and Under Napoleon Bonaparte   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Napoleone Buonaparte born in Ajaccio, Corsica, the son of a poor Corsican lawyer.
Napoleon later adopts August 15 as his birthday, to coincide with the Catholic Feast of the Assumption.
Napoleon Bonaparte dies of a stomach ulcer at St. Helena, in the south Atlantic Ocean, a thousand miles from the African coast.
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 The Straight Dope: What happened to Napoleon’s penis?
Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile on the southern Atlantic island of Saint Helena on May 5, 1821.
Antommarchi removed Napoleon's heart (the deceased had requested that it be given to his estranged wife, the empress Marie-Louise, though it was never delivered) and stomach (the medical authorities present agreed that cancer thereof was the cause of death, although this verdict has long been disputed).
Among the relics was "the mummified tendon taken from Napoleon's body during the post-mortem." A few years later Rosenbach displayed the putative penis, tastefully couched in blue morocco and velvet, at the Museum of French Art in New York.
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 Napoleon Bonaparte : Napoleon : Bonaparte : Biography : Career : Life Story : Emperor of France : Soldier   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the most brilliant individuals in history, Napoleon Bonaparte was a masterful soldier, an unequalled grand tactician and a superb administrator.
Not a Frenchman by birth, Napoleon Bonaparte was born at Ajaccio on Corsica - only just sold to France by the Italian state of Genoa - on 15 August 1769 and learnt French at the school of Autun and later the military academy at Brienne.
In a series of battles that included such as Montenotte, Mondovi, Arcola and Rivoli, Bonaparte swept the board of ageing Austrian generals and established himself as one of the leading soldiers of his time.
www.napoleonguide.com /leaders_napoleon.htm   (395 words)

  
 Napoleon Bonaparte | Emperor of the French
Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica.
Napoleon decided on a military career when he was a child, winning a scholarship to a French military academy.
Napoleon Bonaparte's Farewell to the Old Guard—On April 20, 1814 the Emperor of France and would-be ruler of Europe said goodbye to the Old Guard after his failed invasion of Russia and defeat by the Allies.
www2.lucidcafe.com /lucidcafe/library/95aug/napoleon.html   (855 words)

  
 Napoleon's/The Champagne Bar - VEGAS.com
The Champagne Bar, located inside the elegant Napoleon's bar at Paris, offers a mind-boggling variety of more than 100 champagnes and sparkling wines, served by the bottle and the glass.
If champagne is just not your style, Napoleon's has a large and diverse drink menu with wines, cognacs, ports, martinis and other specialty drinks priced from $7.50.
If you decide to try Napoleon's, you may want to go later in the evening -- every night at midnight the bar welcomes the new day with a complimentary champagne toast.
www.vegas.com /nightlife/bars/napoleons.html   (428 words)

  
 CODE NAPOLEON - LoveToKnow Article on CODE NAPOLEON   (Site not responding. Last check: )
the 3rd of September 1807 it received the official name of Code Napoleon, although the part that Napoleon took in framing it was not very important.
A law of 1818 restored to it its former name, but a decree of the 27th of March 1852 re-established the title of Code Napoleon.
It was in the discussions of the general assembly of the council of state that Napoleon took part, in 97 cases out of 102 in the capacity of chairman, but, interesting as his observations occasionally are, he cannot be considered as a serious collaborator in this great work.
28.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CO/CODE_NAPOLEON.htm   (910 words)

  
 Napoleon--World History lesson plan (grades 6-8)--DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To carry out this research, the students on each committee should identify reference sources and distribute them among themselves; each student on a committee should be responsible for reading and taking notes from one or more sources, with the entire committee covering all the identified sources.
One of Napoleon’s first tasks as a dictator was to simplify the French legal system by writing the Napoleonic Code.
Context: Napoleon is commissioned as second lieutenant in the artillery, a fortuitous choice since new advances in weaponry and tactics are about to rewrite history.
school.discovery.com /lessonplans/programs/napoleon   (1194 words)

  
 Napoleon I
Napoleon I: Early Campaigns - Early Campaigns Returning to military duty in France, Bonaparte was associated with the Jacobins...
Napoleon I: Napoleon's Legacy - Napoleon's Legacy The Napoleonic legend, the picture of a liberal conqueror spreading the French...
Napoleon's last journey: Christopher Woodward considers the continuing power exerted by Napoleon on the French and British during his exile on St Helena up till, and beyond, his death.
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 Napoleon's Correspondence
Napoleon I was born Napoleone di Buonaparte on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, Corsica.
The armies which Napoleon led were modern, dedicated, and headed by a commander who demonstrated a willingness to die with his men on several occasions.
These on-line selections of Napoleon's Headquarters Correspondence are drawn from the original 32 volumes of dispatches and orders first published in 1853.
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 A look at Napoleon's grave in the Invalides in Paris by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city guide and portal
This was made possible by the new opportunities created by the 1789 French revolution and by Napoléon's incredible military skills.
Napoleon was ultimately defeated in 1815 by English general Wellington at Waterloo in Belgium.
On the above picture, Napoleon's impressive grave in the Invalides in Paris.
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 Napoleon I on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Napoleon III: the other Napoleon and his Empire.(Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte)
The main office of the Russian Academy of Sciences is housed in a palace in Moscow built by Catherine the Great.
It is told that in this room Napoleon made his decision to pull his troops out of Mosco
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 Napoléon (1927)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is obvious because usually when viewed from the front, the tricolor on Napoleon's hat is over his left eye (the viewer's right), whereas in the flipped clips it's over his right eye (the viewer's left).
Abel Gance's 'Napoleon' was premiered on April 7, 1927, at the Paris Opera House, the first movie to be accorded such an honor… It was been shown on a triple screen and to full orchestral accompaniment, running slightly under four hours…
In this sequence, the frame splits into nine subliminal images; as Napoleon watches his men entering Italy, the screen expands on each side to form a breathtaking panorama, then changes into three coordinated views of the scene…
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 "Napoléon" (2002) (mini)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plot Summary: The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story...
Although I visited the Louvre I didn't go to see Napoleon's chambers, which are on display there.
And now, after six hours of Napoleon and nothing but Napoleon, I actually got interested in the chap and think about reading a biography.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0253839   (561 words)

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