Bonaparte was born 15th August 1769 in the family house of Ajaccio
(Corsiga). The family was originally from Italy. The translation of the
name is "Good party".
In 1793, when he was 24
years old, he became the general of the brigade. He got married the 9th
March 1796 to Josephine de Beauharnais. 2nd December 1804 he was
proclaimed the Emperor by the Pope Pie VII. In 1805 he won the battle
of Austerlitz. In 1808 he occupied the Iberian Peninsula but surrended
in Bailén. In 1812, he started the Russian Campaign, which
due to the difficult climatic conditions was a disaster. Napolean lost
In 1814, Napolean had
to leave the country and became an exile on the isalnd of Elbe. In 1815
he returned to France and he lost his last battle, the battle of
Waterloo. He life ended in Sta. Helena and he died in 1821.
was the Emperor of the French from 1804 - 1815. He made some important
changes whilst he was in power and those changes are still known today: