Why did Napoleon Bonaparte become such an important figure in his lifetime?
#112454. Asked by cornfield. (Jan 28 10 3:30 PM)
In the first decade of the nineteenth century, the French Empire under Napoleon engaged in a series of conflicts—the Napoleonic Wars—involving every major European power. After a streak of victories, France secured a dominant position in continental Europe and Napoleon maintained the French sphere of influence through the formation of extensive alliances and the appointment of friends and family members to rule other European countries as French client states.
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