Napoleon Biography (Exile (made an attempt to regain power, final…
made an attempt to regain power
final military defeat at Waterloo
year later he escaped
Was brought to St Helena were he died
in 1814 exiled to Elba
Rise to Power
1804 declared himself emperor of France
becomes First Consul for Life.
Came to power through a coup d'etat
Commander in chief of the French army
Napoleon’s French Civil Code is enacted and extended to all parts of the Empire.
Changes to France
invaded neighboring countries which lost a lot a soliders
extended the French empire
Napoleon set up a system called the Napoleonic Code which was laws based on Enlightenment ideas.
changed the government back to what it was before the French Revolution
after the Reign of Terror France was ruled by five moderate men.
considered to start May 18, 1803
Napoleon had been planning to invade Britain when it declared war.
were prefigured by the French revolution
separated out into five Napoleonic War.
lasted 12 years