Napoleon Bonaparte

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  • Date of birth

    He was one of eight kids and was born on the Mediterranean island of Corsica.
  • Graduated

    Napoleon graduated from Brienne military academy at just 16 years old, ranking 47 out of 58.
  • Paris mob storms the Bastille

  • Accusations

    Napoleon was accused of being too pro-French so both him and his family had to flee from their home in Corsica.
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    Imprisoned

    Napoleon was imprisoned under suspicion of being a Jacobin and a supporter of Robespierre.
  • Promoted

    Napoleon was promoted to general of the Army of the West.
  • Married

    Married his first wife, Josephine.
  • Italian campaign against Austria begins

  • Fall of Alexandria

  • Fall of Cairo

  • Victory

    Napoleon wins battle of Marengo vs. Austria.
  • Assassination

    Napoleon escapes an assassination attempt.
  • Treaty of Amiens signed with Britain

  • French Education

    Napoleon restructured the French educational system.
  • England violates Treaty of Amiens

  • Death

    Napoleon had died at the age of 51 of stomach cancer.