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Napoleon

(Napoleon Bonaparte)

1769–1821
Civilization: European — Corsica
   Field of Renown:  military — General
Era:  Revolution

Victorious general who rose to power during the French Revolution. Crowned himself Emperor and restored France to greatness.

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Book Links
Marriage of Josephine and Bonaparte  in  Hortense  by  John S. C. Abbott
How Napoleon Crossed the Alps  in  Fifty Famous Stories Retold  by  James Baldwin
Picciola  in  Fifty Famous Stories Retold  by  James Baldwin
Russia During the Wars of Napoleon  in  The Story of Russia  by  Robert van Bergen
Waterloo  in  Stories from English History, Part Third  by  Alfred J. Church
Napoleon Bonaparte  in  Stories from English History, Part Third  by  Asa Craig
Reign of Terror and Rise of Napoleon in  France: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Fall of Germany  in  Germany: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
The French Revolution  in  The Hanoverians  by  C. J. B. Gaskoin
Waterloo  in  The Hanoverians  by  C. J. B. Gaskoin
Napoleon Bonaparte  in  Famous Men of Modern Times  by  John H. Haaren
England and the French Revolution  in  The Story of England  by  Samuel B. Harding
Napoleon Bonaparte  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Napoleon Is Banished to Elba  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Under the Heel of Napoleon  in  The History of Germany  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Napoleon  in  Boy's Book of Famous Soldiers  by  J. Walker McSpadden
Burning of Moscow  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Napoleon's Return from Elba  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Fall of Napoleon's Empire  in  Nations of Europe and the Great War  by  Charles Morris
Retreat of Napoleon's Grand Army  in  Historical Tales: Russian  by  Charles Morris
Passage of the Beresina  in  Brave Men and Brave Deeds  by  M. B. Synge
Napoleon Bonaparte  in  The Struggle for Sea Power  by  M. B. Synge
Second Charlemagne  in  The Struggle for Sea Power  by  M. B. Synge
Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow  in  The Struggle for Sea Power  by  M. B. Synge
Eve of Waterloo  in  The Struggle for Sea Power  by  M. B. Synge
Napolean Bonaparte Becomes Emperor of the French  in  European Hero Stories  by  Eva March Tappan
Waterloo  in  The Boy's Book of Battles  by  Eric Wood


Image Links


Reconciliation between Napoleon and Josephine
 in Hortense

Joseph and Napoleon; Tour in Corsica.
 in Joseph Bonaparte

Napoleon at Fontainebleau, 1914
 in France: Peeps at History

Napoleon as Emperor
 in The Hanoverians

The removal of Napoleon's body to France
 in The Hanoverians

Napoleon on board the Bellerophon
 in  The Story of the English

Napoleon at school in Brienne
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Napoleon in Egypt
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Napoleon in Coronation Robes
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Napoleon at the battle of Jena
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Napoleon on board the Bellerophon
 in Famous Men of Modern Times
Napoleon crowning his wife, Josephine
Napoleon crowning his wife, Josephine
 in Back Matter
Napoleon and the Sphinx
Napoleon and the Sphinx
 in Back Matter

Seizing a flag, he himself led his men across the bridge
 in The Story of France

Soldiers, this battle must be a thunderclap.'
 in The Story of France

Napoleon as a boy
 in The Story of Napoleon

The little Corsican
 in The Story of Napoleon

Napoleon and the Pope
 in The Story of Napoleon

Waterloo
 in The Story of Napoleon

Napoleon's return from Elba
 in Historical Tales: French

Napoleon receiving news of the breaking down of the bridge
 in Brave Men and Brave Deeds

Napoleon retreats from Moscow
 in The Struggle for Sea Power

Napoleon in his Imperial Robes
 in European Hero Stories

Napoleon's Return from Elba
 in European Hero Stories

Napoleon a the Battle of Waterloo
 in European Hero Stories

Napoleon Bonaparte.
 in Louise, Queen of Prussia