Napoleon dominated French and European history for a while. He brought the French Revolution to an end, and was a child of the revolution. in 1804 he crowned himself Emperor Napoleon I because of a lot of good deeds he has done for france. Such as being a conquering hero, and was really successful in the military for France. Before he became in power he was a first consul and held absolute power. Once Napoleon was in power he spreaded some of the principles of the French Revolution including legal equality, religious toleration, and economic freedom. In the end the spread of the french revolution principles developed liberal traditions in countries.