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On july 22, 1789, a week after the storming of the bastille in paris, napoleon bonaparte wrote to his older brother, joseph, that there was. As iconic military and political leaders go, napoleon bonaparte is among the most famous (or infamous) of the last few centuries his life and. Napoleon bonaparte was born at ajaccio, corsica, on 15 august 1769 such a bald, even banal statement is necessary when we consider that.
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