Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769. He was born on the small Italian Island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea. He was born at a very hectic time. Corsica was trying to gain independence when French troops invaded. He was born during a war, and he will die because of one.
When he turned ten his parents sent him to a military school, just outside of Paris. He devoted himself to learning and
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best military leaders in history. He was a brilliant man when it came to battle tactics. He will be remembered throughout history as one of the best. His law code and some of his reforms are still in affect in France’s government today.
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