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The Napoleon Bonaparte Podcast #22 – Au Revoir Josphine, Bonjour Marie-Louise and the King of Rome! At the heart of this revival, of course, was General Napoleon Bonaparte who, in 1799, had staged an uprising against the revolutionary government (a coup d’état), installed himself as First Consul, and effectively become the most powerful man in France (a few years later he will declare himself emperor).
Between these excursions, engrossed in Napoleon Castle 1 Andrew Roberts’s excellent new biography Napoleon: A Life, I learned that besides his military exploits and skilled political manoeuvres, Napoleon was a prolific writer, obsessed with history and the ancient world.
Regardless of the conclusion students reach on this conundrum, explain that in the newspapers they will write, students will have to view Napoleon as one or the other, much as at trial a lawyer must lend support wholeheartedly to the side he or she defends.
On March 8, believing he would find only a rearguard at Laon, Napoleon decided to approach the city in two widely separated columns—an extremely risky operation because the distance as well as the rough and broken terrain between his two columns ruled out mutual support.
There’s a lot more unhappiness and self-harm, and a lot less thinking you’re Napoleon. Hold a final vote to establish whether the class believes Napoleon was a hero or a tyrant. Napoleon Solo : Napoleon looks at the white burnous Illya is wearing Gee, I wish I had a dress like that.