Napoleon is known as ambitious and skilled military French emperor, who self ascended in 1804. Through his reign, Napleon invaded wide range of Europe in the early 19th century, reinforced power in France . Napoleon had once abdicated for Russia disastrous invasion in 1812 and backed in 1815 in his Hundred Days campaign before being exiled to the remote island of Saint Helena, where he died at 51
Napoleon was born in Corsican nobility family. After graduating from a French military academy in 1785, Napoleon became a second lieutenant in a French artillery regiment army.
In 1796, Napoleon married Josephine de Beauharnais with 2 daughters and no offspring. That led to his marriage with Marie Louise the daughter of the emperor of Austria. They had a son, who after became
- The meaning of the name Napoleon: Person From Naples, Italy