Napoleon Bonaparte

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Napoleon was born

1769

Napoleon won a scholarship to the elite military college

1784

Napoleon became 2nd lieutenant in the artillery

1785

Napoleon became sympathetic to the Revolution

1789

Battle of Toulon

1793

Napoleon put down pro royalist coup in Paris

1795

Married Josephine Beauharnais

1796

Reorganized French Army

1796 - 1797

Austrians signed cease fire at Leobon

1797

Plans to attack the British went wrong

1798 - 1799

Returned to Paris

8/1799

Napoleon seized power

11/1799

Napoleon crowned himself Emperor

12/1804

Died

5/1821