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  • Britain Napoleon
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    In the early 19th century a man by the name of Napoleon Bonaparte led a Coup D'etat that created a new government in France. This new government started out with a tribunal leadership, which Napoleon was first consul, and later changed to an empire with Napoleon as emperor. Some people believe that he made the revolution better and expanded the revolution but this is not true. The facts, when closely looked at, prove that Napoleon effectively destroyed the revolution by telling the people of his...
  • Napoleon's Armies
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    Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio on the island of Corsica. He had 7 brothers and sisters, and his father was a lawyer whose family stemmed from the Florentine nobility. His original nationality was Corsican-Italian. In 1779 Napoleon went to school at Brienne in France. There he took a great interest in history, especially in the lives of great ancient generals. He studied very hard. Napoleon attended the Ecole Military School in Paris in 1784 after receiving a scholarshi...
  • Napoleon Bonaparte's Economic Reforms Napoleonic Code
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    Napoleon Bonaparte's natural character can best be exemplified of that being of a revolutionary and nationalist individual. The political, social, and economic reforms personify Napoleon Bonaparter's natural characteristics as both a revolutionary and a nationalist. Napoleon Bonaparte's characteristics as a revolutionary can be seen is his consolidation and institutionalization of many reforms of the French Revolution during his leadership of France. In addition, Napoleon's nationalist attribute...
  • Napoleon As Enlightened Despot
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    Enlightened despotism is when there is an absolute ruler, in some cases a tyrant, who follows the principles of the Enlightenment through reforms. Permitting religious toleration, allowing freedom of the press and speech, and expanding education are a few main guidelines to being and enlightened despot. Napoleon I is often referred to as one of the greatest enlightened despots. Although, he did not follow the ideas of the enlightenment entirely, he managed his country in a way that he maintained...
  • Napoleon's Achievements In Germany And Italy
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    In 1797, Napoleon Bonaparte became first consul after overthrowing the Directory and establishing the Consulate. He had many achievements for France under educational, financial, administrative, legal and religious reforms. However, these achievements are often exaggerated. Napoleon was indeed the 'heir' of the revolution as he completed much of the work that the revolution had started, such as the creation of a Civil Code and the reforming of the education system. Despite this, he also destroye...
  • Code Napoleon
    2,175 words
    On 9th December 1799 Napoleon managed to seize power of France. Between his seizure of power and the resumption of the war in Europe, Napoleon introduced several important domestic reforms. His policy focused on the law, education, the church and economics. Peace, prosperity and an administration characterised by vigour were the hallmarks of the consulate and for these Napoleon is often given a lot of praise. Although he did introduce many lasting reforms many of the consulate's achievements wer...
  • Napoleonic Code
    864 words
    During the French Revolution the years of 1799-1815, France was ruled by Napoleon Bonaparte. Although many people feel that Napoleon is one of dictatorship, the truth is he one for the country and did what he felt was in the best interest of France. Napoleon was a democratic leader for his country. By studying his role in education, the political aspects, and the social aspects of France, one can see he did good for the country although not everything was perfect, there is no perfect person or U...
  • Civil Code Napoleon
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    Civil Code Napoleon had many impact on Europe and the World. Napoleon's greatest impact was The Civil Code in my perspective. Napoleon considered the Civil Code to be the most significant of his achievements. Napoleon himself appears to have regarded the Civil Code of 1804 as the masterpiece of his reign, "My true glory". The Code represented a comprehensive reformation and codification of the French civil laws. Under the ancient regime more than 400 codes of laws were in place in various parts ...
  • Importance Of Education By Napoleon
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    SHOULD NAPOLEON BE CONSIDERED AS A HERO? Napoleon who was borned in 1769 at Ajaccio became the most important leader in France after the French Revolution. Napoleon is often described as being ruled by his ego. Largely it was because he did not inherit his position, but achieved it by aggressively pursuing. He considered himself as the man who had completed the Revolution. By this he meant that the revolution reached to its basic goal and it was time to consolidate the gains from it. 'We have fi...
  • Napoleon Bonaparte Rise And Claim To Power
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    Napoleon Bonaparte rise and claim to power was as multifaceted as was his effect on the people of Europe. He was part of the history of the French Revolution and the ideals; freedom and equality, popular sovereignty, a goal of rational administration, rule of law, the liberation of Europe from feudal oppression, and the legacy of war helped to advance his career. Napoleons lasting contributions were achieved when his personal destiny corresponded with the needs of France. The French Revolution s...
  • Code Napoleon
    276 words
    The Napoleonic Era "Victory belongs to the most persevering". Should Napoleon have been able to foresee the future, he perhaps would have restated this quote into something along the lines of "don't let your ego get in the way of victory". It would be difficult for one to argue that Napoleon had a great impact on France during his rule from 1799 to 1814. However, one could argue whether he was successful in his rule, or if he left a positive impact and carried out his will in his own best intere...
  • French Revolutionary And Napoleonic Wars
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    Napoleon was born at a time when society was changing very quickly during the French revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. This was a time of opportunity for a person with his talents ambitions. The old rules and ways of doing thing were gone and new society had not taken place yet. Napoleon was in the ideal position to benefit from this uncertainty. He was a soldier with revolutionary ideas but also had a burning drive to b...
  • Napoleon Bonaparte And Niccolo Machiavelli
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    After the French Revolution, France was in deep confusion. People were suffering from continuous wars and internal factional conflicts. People felt tired and longed for a ruler to salvage them from hunger and fatigue. During this time when people longed for new ruler, Napoleon Bonaparte appeared. He became the first emperor of France with his military force. He overcame all his enemies, Austria, Prussia, Netherlands, Spain, and accomplished peace in Europe. Considering Napoleon!'s great accompli...

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