Historical Icons: Napolean
This program present the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, from the profound triumphs to the crushing defeats. Napoleon‚Ä∞€™s short history spans the years of 1769 to 1821 and is a vivid tale of a man who directed France in war and in social change. From his birth on a small Mediterranean island to his eventual death in exile on St. Helena, this tireless man symbolized the period of world history just before the Industrial Revolution. You will learn about the military genius who exhibited unequaled strategic and tactical powers, the Napoleonic Code and its impact on the world, and his numerous military successes, as well as his final failure at the battle of Waterloo. Napoleon Bonaparte‚Ä∞€™s life was one of profound triumphs and crushing defeats.