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Napoleon the Leader

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Napoleon The Leader
I chose Napoleon Bonaparte for my report for being an outstanding emperor and officer for the French. Even though he was very short, at the height of only 5' 3", he showed that size doesn't matter and had his wide range of accomplishments support his thought. One of his more famous achievements was him developing The Napoleonic Code or Civil Code. The Napoleonic Code or Code Civil still forms the basis of French civil law. Another one of his amazing was escaping from certain death and returning to emperor for his last 100 days.
Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15,1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. He was the fourth child out of a total of 7 brothers and sisters. His parents were Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Buonaparte. His father was a Corsican lawyer and his mother was a stay at home mom that had a very strict and down to earth view on all things. Then once Napoleon had turned nine, his father sent him to a French military academy. At the age of 16 he had finally joined the French army.
Just recently introduced into the French military he was commissioned as an artillery officer, this was only after 1 year of training. His first assignment as an artillery officer was to capture Fort Mulgrave. His successful capture promoted him to Brigadier-General in December 1793. Shortly after his promotion he was tried for treason against his country. He was later released for lack of evidence and returned to command an artillery unit on the Italian
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