Napoleon I

Introduction

Napoleon I (nəpōˈlēən, Fr. näpôlāōNˈ) [key], 1769–1821, emperor of the French, b. Ajaccio, Corsica, known as "the Little Corporal."

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: French History: Biographies