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Napoleon (1769–1821)

  • By: J. David Markham
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

General and emperor of France

As a French general, leader of France as first consul, and then emperor, Napoleon consolidated and promoted many ideals of the French Revolution, especially equality, and brought political, social, and financial stability to France. Over the objection ...

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