Napoléon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was Emperor of the French as Napoleon I from 1804 until 1814 and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days.
“The Little Corporal” (le petit caporal)
August 15, 1769
École Militaire (Map)
CAUSE OF DEATH
Place of burial
Les Invalides (Map)
5ft 7 (1.69 m)
$22 Million (1840)
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Imagination rules the world.
Ability is nothing without opportunity.