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Napoleon is best remembered for his political and military prowess, but during his early life, he also considered himself a scientist, and was elected membership to to the national institute, the. Napoleon bonaparte, french emperor, was one of the greatest military leaders in history he helped remake the map of europe and established many government and legal reforms, but constant battles eventually led to his downfall. According to wellington, the battle was the nearest-run thing you ever saw in your life the defeat at waterloo ended the first french empire and the political and military career of napoleon bonaparte, one of the greatest commanders and statesmen in history. Napoleon bonaparte he was the emperor of the french and also the king of italy as napoleon i his actions shaped european politics in the early 19th century.
Napoleon bonaparte (1769-1821), also known as napoleon i, was a french military leader and emperor who conquered much of europe in the early 19th century born on the island of corsica, napoleon. Napoleon was born on the island of corsica in 1769 his family had received french nobility status when france made corsica a province in that year, and napoleon was sent to france in 1777 to study at the royal military school in brienne in 1784, napoleon spent a year studying at the ecole. Napoleon bonaparte's lasting contributions and today he is seen as a progressive force in european history the old regimes still had some life in them when.