Napolean was born on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. He was the second of eight surviving children born to Carlo Buonaparte, a lawyer, and Letizia Romalino Buonaparte. His family was part of the nobility but they were not wealthy. He later on went to military school.
battle of trafalgar
As a boy, Napoleon attended school in mainland France, where he learned the French language, and went on to graduate from a French military academy in 1785. He then became a second lieutenant in an artillery regiment of the French army. Then lead to him going into battles.
Battle of waterloo
Lost to us twice WOW!
The Consulate is transformed into the Empire and Napoleon is declared Emperor of the French. In December, the Coronation of Napoleon and Josephine takes place at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. This leads to him establishing slave trade again. Also him loosing alot of wars.
All that just to get exiled and die.
Napolean thought he was strong enough with his army to take over.He already was engaged in wars before this and he thought he could beat the british.He was not prepared for the british army as they had naplean and his troops fleet.
The Battle of Waterloo, which took place in Belgium on June 18, 1815, it was Napoleon's last defeat. The Battle of Waterloo, in which Napoleon’s forces were defeated by the British and Prussians, marked the end of his reign and France’s domination in Europe. They ended up kicking him ou which ended him being emporer.
We lost again.
On June 22, 1815, Napoleon once again abdicated. That October, he was exiled to island of Saint Helena, in the South Atlantic Ocean. He died there on May 5, 1821, at age 51, most likely from stomach cancer.Napoleon was buried on the island. Citation InformationArticle TitleBattle of WaterlooAuthorHistory.com EditorsWebsite NameHISTORYURLhttps://www.history.com/topics/british-history/battle-of-waterlooAccess DateOctober 1, 2019PublisherA&E Television NetworksLast UpdatedNovember 7, 2018Original Published DateNovember 6, 2009BY HISTORY.COM EDITORS