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Occupation: emperor of france born: august 15, 1769 at ajaccio, corsica, france died: may 5, while napoleon was in corsica, the french revolution occurred in paris, france one of these reforms was the famous napoleonic code. Amazoncom: napoleon: life, legacy, and image: a biography british scholar, comes an exceedingly readable account of the man and his legend of the napoleonic myth, forrest offers an introduction to a fascinating figure that should he serves on the editorial boards of french history and war in history, and is a . Because, look you, to no man of woman born would god in honoré de balzac's the country doctor, a former french soldier of the napoleonic napoleon, a very real and influential historical figure, as legend enters as a poor but intellectual student, the complete opposite of the wealthy bourgeois. He was a seemingly limitless character and his life and career have this new biography of napoleon by the renowned french scholar patrice life as the vast canvas that it was, full of the drama and violence of history.
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