The political career of Napoleon

  • Corsica

    Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, on the Mediterranean island of Corsica.
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    Egyptian expedition

    The French campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Ottoman territories of Egypt and Syria.
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    The Consulate was the top-level Government of France from the fall of the Directory in the coup of 18 Brumaire on 10 November 1799 until the start of the Napoleonic Empire on 18 May 1804,
  • Napoleonic Code

    Napoleonic Code
    The Napoleonic Code is also called the "French Civil Code of 1804" defined the concept of equality before the law and also secured the right to property.
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    Napoleon, the Emperor

    Napoleon was the first emperor of France (1804–14/15). Today Napoleon is widely considered one of the greatest military generals in history.
  • Battle of the Three Emperors

    Battle of the Three Emperors
    the first engagement of the War of the Third Coalition and one of Napoleon’s greatest victories.
  • Battle of Jena

    Battle of Jena
    The twin battles of Jena and Auerstedt were fought on 14 October 1806 on the plateau west of the river Saale in today's Germany, between the forces of Napoleon I of France and Frederick William III of Prussia..
  • Battle of Friedland

    Battle of Friedland
    Napoleon and the French obtained a decisive victory that routed much of the Russian army.
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    Congress of Vienna

    Congress of Vienna, assembly in 1814–15 that reorganized Europe after the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Napoleon's death

    Napoleon's death
    He died there on May 5, 1821, at age 51, most likely from stomach cancer