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Napoleon Bonaparte













































About Napoleon Bonaparte

Emperor of France who rose to power in the aftermath of the French Revolution in 1799 and waged war with every major European power in a series of wars known as the Napoleonic Wars. After a series of military failures he was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and spent the last 6 years of his life in exile on the island of St. Helena. 


Early life

He considered entering the British Royal Navy but went to the elite Ecole Militaire in Paris instead.


Trivia

Despite his military prowess and his powerful empire, the scorched-earth tactics that Russia employed and the brutal winters ultimately led to his downfall during France s invasion of Russia in 1812.


Family of Napoleon Bonaparte

His father Carlo Buonaparte was an attorney in Louis XVI s court.


Close associates of Napoleon Bonaparte

He sold Louisiana to Thomas Jefferson in 1803.





















Akihito













































About Akihito

His Imperial Majesty who was crowned the 125th Emperor of Japan in 1989. His reign is referred to as the era of “Heisei.” 


Early life

He learned English and Western culture while Japan was occupied following World War II and briefly studied at the Department of Political Science at Gakushuin University in Tokyo.


Trivia

He made one of his most notable televised appearances after Japan s tragic 2011 earthquake and tsunami.


Family of Akihito

He got married to Michiko Shoda on April 10, 1959; he has three children: Crown Prince Narhutio, Prince Akishino and Princess Nori.


Close associates of Akihito

He succeeded his father Hirohito as Emperor of Japan in 1989.





















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Alexander III













































About Alexander III

Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Prince of Finland from 1881 to 1894. He was known for being a conservative leader who went back on many of the liberal acts that his father passes as King. 


Early life

He became the heir apparent to the Russian throne when his older brother Nicholas died suddenly in 1865 of spinal meningitis.


Trivia

He implemented the “May Laws” in 1882, which banned Jews from inhabiting rural areas and in 1887 he signed the Reinsurance Treaty with the Germans.


Family of Alexander III

He married his brother s former fiancee, Maria Feodorovna, in 1866.


Close associates of Alexander III

The monarchy was abolished after his son s reign and was replaced with Vladimir Ilyich Lenin s communist dictatorship.





















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Napoleon Bonaparte













































About Napoleon Bonaparte

Emperor of France who rose to power in the aftermath of the French Revolution in 1799 and waged war with every major European power in a series of wars known as the Napoleonic Wars. After a series of military failures he was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and spent the last 6 years of his life in exile on the island of St. Helena. 


Early life

He considered entering the British Royal Navy but went to the elite Ecole Militaire in Paris instead.


Trivia

Despite his military prowess and his powerful empire, the scorched-earth tactics that Russia employed and the brutal winters ultimately led to his downfall during France s invasion of Russia in 1812.


Family of Napoleon Bonaparte

His father Carlo Buonaparte was an attorney in Louis XVI s court.


Close associates of Napoleon Bonaparte

He sold Louisiana to Thomas Jefferson in 1803.