Napoleon Timeline

Timeline created by Bryce.Z
In History
  • Napoleon is born

    Napoleon is born
    Napoleon is born
  • Napoleon's Birth

    Napoleon's Birth
    Napoleon is born in Ajaccio, Corsica in Italy. He is born into a family of noble Italian ancestry, but France owns the island so Napoleon is actually a French citizen.
  • Napoleon begins studies at military school.

    Napoleon begins studies at military school.
    Napoleon goes to France to study at military school. He is enrolled in the Royal Military School in Brienne
  • Napoleon Begins Studies at Military School

    Napoleon Begins Studies at Military School
    Napoleon goes to France to study at military school. He is enrolled in the Royal Military School in Brienne.
  • Napoleon's Family is Forced to Leave Corsica

    Napoleon's Family is Forced to Leave Corsica
    The Bonaparte family is forced to flee from Corsica after the governor accuses them of being too pro-France. Napoleon's family goes to France, where Napoleon returns to focus on his military career.
  • Napoleon's family is forced to leave Corsica

    Napoleon's family is forced to leave Corsica
    The Bonaparte family is forced to flee from Corsica after the governor accuses them of being too pro-France. Napoleon's family goes to France, where Napoleon returns to focus on his military career
  • Napoleon is made Chief of the Army of the Interior

    Napoleon is made Chief of the Army of the Interior
    At the recommendation of General Paul Barras, Napoleon is promoted to Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Interior. Before this, Napoleon is not well known but the promotion makes him rich and famous
  • Napoleon marries Josephine

    Napoleon marries Josephine
    Napoleon wants a rich wife and proposes to Josephine, who comes from a wealthy family. Josephine agrees to marry him, but she is not sure she wants to marry him at first because she thinks he is a little odd.
  • Napoleon is exiled in Elba

    Napoleon is exiled in Elba
    After much of Europe unites against Napoleon, his is forced to give up the throne and go to Elba, an island near Italy. His wife and son are forced to leave Paris and they go to Austria to live.
  • Napoleon returns to France to fight again

    Napoleon returns to France to fight again
    After escaping from Elba, Napoleon goes back to France to try and take control of the army and the government again. The British and Prussians defeat France in June at the Battle of Waterloo
  • Napoleon dies

    Napoleon dies
    While exiled to Saint Helena, Napoleon dies. There are rumors that he is poisoned, but the actual cause of death is most likely stomach cancer