Napoleon

Events

Birth

1769

Commander

1796

Napoleon became commander of the French troops in the war against Austria.

Austria

1797

Returned to France a hero after defeating the Austrian army.

English

1798

His fleet was defeated by the English fleet in Egypt.

Russia

1812

The Grand Army reached Moscow in the middle of the harsh winter, they found Moscow burning, set on fire by the russians, so they couldn't get anything to eat. Only 20.000 out of 600.000 soldiers survived.

BoN

1813

Napoleon lost the battle of the nations near Leipzig.

Elba

1814

Napoleon was forced to abdicate and go into exile on the island of Elba.

Waterloo

1815

The battle of Waterloo against Prussia and England was lost.
He was then banned to the small island of Helena and died there from stomach cancer in 1821.

Death

1821