Napoleon Bonaparte


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Napoleon Bonaparte French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
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In literature:

There is a legend of a peasant who lived near Paris through the whole Napoleonic era without ever having heard of the name of Bonaparte.
"A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
Bonaparte, Napoleon, issues Berlin and Milan decrees, 41, 42; seen during "hundred days" by Adams, 98.
"John Quincy Adams" by John. T. Morse
The History of Napoleon Bonaparte.
"Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61" by Abner Doubleday
Napoleon Bonaparte, after lying awake for a night or two, gave birth to a grand idea.
"As We Sweep Through The Deep" by Gordon Stables
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
Napoleon Bonaparte, though by no means fond of Soult, was quick to detect his great talents as a soldier.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Lopez is an imitator of Napoleon Bonaparte.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
The History of Napoleon Bonaparte.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
They entertained here Lafayette, Louis Napoleon, Joseph Bonaparte and Jerome Bonaparte.
"The Greatest Highway in the World" by Anonymous
It was through the fiat of Napoleon Bonaparte that the removal of Lafayette from Olmuetz was made possible.
"Lafayette" by Martha Foote Crow
Bonaparte, Napoleon, becomes first consol, iii.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Napoleon Bonaparte, then a poor artillery officer seeking a commission, was also there.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
So was Napoleon Bonaparte.
"Harper's Young People, April 6, 1880" by Various
Bonaparte (Napoleon), 108, 111.
"Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works" by Edward Singleton Holden
Napoleon Bonaparte cut his stick at Waterloo.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
She was the widow of Prince Napoleon Charles Bonaparte and a cousin of the Empress Eugenie.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
In the dining-room door stood a man who looked like Napoleon Bonaparte gone to seed.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective" by Ellis Parker Butler
RAOUL DE SURVILLE; or, the Times of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1810.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
Napoleon Bonaparte was of this number.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
No one ever declared that Napoleon Bonaparte was a gentleman animated by trained self-respect and consideration for others.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane

In poetry:

This is the common lot of all
Upon the world's great chart;
We've got to leave a pile of bones--
The stupid and the smart.
Even when Napoleon died
He left a Bonaparte.
"My Life And Death" by Edwin Carty Ranck

In news:

1813 – French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte defeats a larger force of Austrians, Russians, and Prussians at the Battle of Dresden (More info).
Born in Corsica into a family of the Genovese nobililty on August 15, 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte rose through the French military to become Emperor of France.
Tens of thousands of French troops died in November 1812 when the Russians attacked French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's army as it was crossing the Berezina River on a punishing retreat from Moscow.
The prisoner, however, maintained that he knew nothing when interrogated by Gallenga's commander, General Napoleon Bonaparte.
Gallenga's account says much about the character of Napoleon Bonaparte β€” and his urgent need for information.
History buff Alessandro Lugli read his first book on Napoleon Bonaparte at age 9β€”and has pondered ever since the mystery of how the self-proclaimed French emperor died.
The library's digitization of books include "Description de l'Egypte," 20 volumes of observations compiled by French scholars and scientists during Napoleon Bonaparte's 1798-1801 expedition.
1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French (More info).
Napoleon Bonaparte saw this coming from two centuries away.
An undated handout photo from Christie's auctioneers shows love letters written by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Napoleon Bonaparte's 1812 letter threatening to blow up the Kremlin has been auctioned off in France.
Napoleon Bonaparte's famous quote captures the essence of military campaign.
Napoleon Bonaparte's 1812 letter threatening to blow up the Kremlin has been auctioned off in France.

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