Napoleon Bonaparte was born in the year 1769, in Corsica, an island in France. He was a supporter of revolution that took place in 1789 and joined the French army. In 1795, he saved the French government from a coup by Royalist Rebels and was give the command of Italian army at the age of 26 years. In 1799, he led a coup to overthrow the government and was elected as one of the three consuls. Later he was made the consul for life and finally became the emperor in 1804.
B. INTRODUCTION TO THE LEADER I. Background information of Napoleon Bonaparte: • Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821) is considered as one of the world 's greatest military leaders. He was born in Ajaccio, Corsica, France. He was the fourth, and second surviving, child of Carlo Buonaparte, a lawyer, and his wife, LetiziaRamolino.
His speech was so amazing and he had such great traits that he ended up convincing 120 mutineers to go into battle with him. Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain provoked a decision for the mutineers that they probably would never have done if they didn’t hear his speech. After Chamberlain’s powerful speech he had convinced all but 6 of 120 men to rejoin the battle and fight alongside Chamberlain himself and help out the North in their battle. In the text on page 8 of Killer Angels it states, “ It is the idea that we all have value, you and me, we’re worth something more than the dirt”(Shaara 8). This reveals that all of the mutineers have a purpose no matter where they came from.
The Great One, Wayne Gretzky “ You miss 100% of the shots you never take”( Wayne Gretzky). Wayne Gretzky, also known as The Great One, was born to be an athlete. Wayne Gretzky played his first NHL game when he was seventeen years old and played for twenty one years until he was thirty seven. He was so good that people from all over the world would come and watch him play. Because Gretzky accomplished so many things in his early life, won many awards because of his stats, and played on so many teams which he helped them succeed, Wayne Gretzky is the greatest NHL player One reason, Wayne Gretzky is the greatest NHL player is because he accomplished so many things early in his life.
Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède, or better known simply as Montesquieu, was born sixteen miles south of Bordeaux at Château de la Brède, France on January 18th, 1689. Charles’ family was very rich. His father, Jacques de Secondat, was a soldier with a long noble ancestry. His mother, Marie Françoise de Pesnel, brought the title of Baron La Brède to the Secondat family but died when Charles was seven years old. After his mother’s death, Secondat was sent to the Catholic College of Juilly, which was a renowned school for children of French nobility.
To become such a genius and great man, Napoleon Bonaparte, with his improbable, fortune made its way from a military officer to commander, then to a secure and ambitious emperor, which led France to some of the greatest victories in its history. In the Corsican city of Ajaccio on August 15th, 1769, a boy named Napoleon Bonaparte was born. He was the fourth children of Carlo Bonaparte, who was a member of a noble Italian family and Letizia Ramolino. Napoleon at first spoke Spanish when he was in one of the French military schools, the College of Brienne. His life in school was different because he didn’t understand French at all when other boys in school made fun of him.
Napoleon also, was a skilled military leader and became the first emperor of France. Napoleon was a French leader whom quickly rose through the ranks of military during the French revolution and drove his military to expansion and change in the western world. Although they cannot be compared in every way because Napoleon twice relinquished his authority in military leadership, in which Alexander would not have even dreamt of doing. SECTION IV: Alexander the Great should be placed in a time capsule because of his outstanding and notable achievements of brilliant commands and undefeatable battles. He was young and clever with his battle tactics so that he could save the world from imperial enslavement.
Introduction: Napoleon Bonaparte was regarded by the French as a national hero, but can the same be said about Shaka Zulu? In this essay we will examine whether Shaka Zulu was in fact regarded as a national hero, and compare the two historical figures. Type of Rule: Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Corsica, France in 1769. Shaka Zulu was born years later in Melmoth, KwaZulu-Natal in 1787. Napoleon was a successful army general who later became leader of France.
Many people helped the Americans win the Revolutionary War. Some of these people were not even American, one of them was Marquis De Lafayette, a French aristocrat who joined the Revolutionary War on his own request (The Marquis 1). Lafayette played a big part in getting France to agree to ally with the Americans, was one of the most successful leaders in combat for the American Revolutionary War, and one of George Washington 's most trusted friends. Marquis De Lafayette was born September 6, 1757, in Chavaniac, France, into a family of noble military lineage (Marquis De 1). His birth name was Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert du Motier (The Marquis 1).
Introduction “To have good soldiers, a nation must always be at war” -Napoléon Bonaparte After the bloody civil war in France in 1799, the execution of Louis XVI, and the overthrow of the French monarchy, Napoléon Bonaparte rose from the ashes of the former prosperous state, ascending to the First Consul of France in a coup d 'etat. His hope was to bring glory to the chaotic, corrupt, and crippled Republic. He established a state possessing a stable economy, a formidable military, and a strong feeling of patriotism in the people. He often compared himself to great conquerors like Alexander The Great and Julius Caesar, and for good reason. The Napoleonic Wars, and the French Revolution preceding it, helped drive innovation in warfare, culture, and drastically changed the political landscape; even now, it still has an enduring legacy.