Napoleon I of France Essay | Essay

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Napoleon: A Great Man?

Summary: Deals with Napoleon's greatness. Rather than saying he was a product of his age it describes several examples of how he was not.
Napoleon Bonaparte has been described as one of the most powerful and successful military leaders according to some historians. Napoleon was a "Great Man" who shaped history. He had an excellent education that he used to his advantage. He displayed great persistence in carrying out decisions. He was unique in his method of rule and embodied several characteristics of the French Revolution through his active reign as Emperor. It can be seen that from a very young age that Napoleon was clever. He was attended a royal military school in Paris where he was able to benefit from better teaching and stern discipline. Napoleon was not very successful scholastically but he showed a natural ability in mathematics and history. `Napoleon's excellent skill at military tactics and artillery enabled him to climb the ranks swiftly.' (Komroff 120) Much of his success as a political leader was based on these...

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