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Every man is a maker of history We all leave something behind when we are gone But there are those that transcend this belief Some men not only leave a mark on those they knew through out life but they leave a lasting impression on the entire world One such man is Napoleon Bonaparte He will long be revered as on of the greatest leaders of all time He is still loved by some and despised by others almost two centuries after his death Napoleon lived a life stories are written about His was a life of turmoil and heartache No one knew the sweet taste of success and the agony of defeat like the first Emperor of France To truly understand Napoleon you must first look at his early life Napoleon was born on August 15 in the year of 1769 He was born at Ajaccio Corsica This small island off the coast of North Africa was seceded to France shortly before his birth It is ironic to think that Frances greatest leader of all time was not born within its borders Trying to give their son a jumpstart in life Napoleons parents Letizia and Carlo Bonaparte enrolled him in a FrenchMilitary schoolWhen Napoleon became old enough his parents sent him away to the school which was in Brienne France Napoleon was not well accepted by the other students at the school They felt he was a foreigner And Napoleon became a loner devoting all of his time to his studies After Napoleons graduation he continued his Military schooling by going on to attend the Cole Military Academy in Paris Napoleon spent one year there before He was assigned to an infantry unit as a second lieutenant His unit did not see much action in its fist few years but Napoleon still managed to show his leadership qualities In 1789 the French Revolution began
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