Plebiscites approved of his decision, but there wasn’t much room for alterations.
His face and name appeared on coins, engraving, histories, paintings, and public monuments.
He was an intellectual and surrounded himself with scientists, artists, jurists, etc.
He brought his companions and those loyal to him to work at his side.
He didn’t start out with plans to expand through all of Europe.
He placed his family in the highest of rankings.