HISTORY OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

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Napoleon's date of birth, in Corsica in 1769, makes him by just fifteen months a native French citizen. Most of Corsica's traditional links are with Italy, from which Napoleon's family, the Buonaparte, have arrived during the 16th century.

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HISTORY OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEAlmost an Italian: 1769-1795Napoleon's date of birth, in Corsica in 1769, makes him by just fifteen months a native French citizen.Most of Corsica's traditional links are with Italy, from which Napoleon's family, the Buonaparte, havearrived during the 16th century.The Corsicans have been fighting for much of the 18th century to liberate their island from the rule ofGenoa. In 1768 the Genoese, unable to control this troublesome island, sell it to France. The Frenchinvade, overwhelm the Corsicans and from 1769 administer the region as a French province.Napoleon's father, a member of the Corsican nobility, accepts a position in the French administration.He is therefore able to arrange education in France for his two eldest sons. Napoleon is the second sonin a large family. Eight Bonaparte children survive infancy.The young Corsican (who changes the spelling of his name to the more French-seeming Bonaparte in1796) is educated in a military academy at Brienne-le-Chteau. At the age of sixteen, in 1785, hebecomes a second lieutenant in an artillery regiment. In the early years of the French Revolution heshows an interest in radical politics. Stationed in Valence in 1791, he becomes president of the localJacobin club - and duly fulminates against aristocrats and bishops.His first significant military engagement is at Toulon in 1793. In July this Mediterranean port andarsenal is seized by royalist counter-revolutionaries who deliver it i

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