Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Career of Napoleon Bonaparte
Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August1769 - 5 May1821) led a colorful life. He was a bemedalled military man. His achievements were multiple and impressive. He was the general of the French Revolution. He became the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from November 11, 1799 to May 18, 1804 when they toppled the monarchy after the coup d'etat. He later became Emperor of the French (Empereur des Français) and King of Italy under the name Napoleon I from May 18, 1804 to April 6, 1814, and again for a short period between March 20 to June 22, 1815.