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Napoleon
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Early Life Born (1769) in Corsica to  poor family Educated at a military  school in France
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“The truest conquests, the only ones that give  rise to no regrets, are those gained over  ignorance.  The most honorable as well as the  most useful activity of nations is to contribute to  the advancement of human knowledge.  The  real strength of the French Republic should  henceforth lie in its determination to possess  every new idea, without a single exception.” — Napoleon Bonaparte  (upon his election to the National Institute of France) Enlightenment Beliefs
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The Wars All below occurred during  the French Revolution Joined French artillery Promoted at Toulon "Whiff of Grapeshot" Commander of small army  (1796-1797) in Italy against  Austria Tremendously successful  and forced Austrian  surrender
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The Wars Egypt (1798)
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