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Napoleon Bonaparte

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Napoleon Bonaparte
In General:
  * Was born in Ajaccio (Corsica) 8/15/1769
  * Son of Carlo Bonaparte and Maria Laetitia Ramolino
  * He had 12 siblings
  * His idol was Pascal Paoli
  * Died 5/5/1821 on St.Helena
Childhood:
  * He wanted the freedom of his homeland back
  * Went to the official state school of Ajaccio
  * Went to two military schools, therefore he had a well military knowledge
Privacy:
  * Was married twice
      * Joséphine de Beauharnais
      * Marie-Louise von Habsburg
  * He had one son: Napoleon Franz Bonaparte (with Marie-Louise)
Career:
  * 1785: Second lieutenant of artillery
  * 1799: Coup d'etat = Reign
  * 1802: Consul for life
  * 1804: Emperor / 1805: He named himself king of Italy
  * 1814: Exile on Elba
  * 1815: 2nd exile/banned to St.Helena

His End:
  * After his first exile (Elba) he came back and had the “Hundred days”
  * This was his return to power for one hundred days after he lost the battle at Waterloo and thus his power
  * Once he was banned to St.Helena he died there on 5/5/1821

Achievements for Europe:
  * He invented the “Code Civil” which is the basic of our Civil Rights
  * He spread the Kilo, Meter and the Liter also in Germany
  * He rediscovered Egypt by distributing the Ottomans
  * In Paris he built the Arc de Triomphè to present his army

Vocabs:
Sibling | Geschwister |
Idol | Idol, Vorbild |
married | verheiratet |
second lieutenant of artillery | Leutnant der Atillerie |
exile | Verbannung |
Hundred days | Die Herrschaft der hundert Tage |
thus | So, somit |
once | nachdem |
spread | verbreiten |
rediscover | wieder entdecken |
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Sources:
  * Http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon
  * http://www.napoleon-online.de/html/napoleon.html
  * http://www.planet-wissen.de/politik_geschichte/persoenlichkeiten/napoleon/napoleon_top.jsp
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