Historydraft LogoHistorydraft Logo
Historydraft Logo
Napoleon Bonaparte

Tuesday Aug 15, 1769 to Saturday May 5, 1821

France, Italy

Continue in Storyteller   Timeline


Napoleon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was Emperor of the French as Napoleon I from 1804 until 1814 and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. Napoleon dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade while leading France against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars. He won most of these wars and the vast majority of his battles, building a large empire that ruled over much of continental Europe before its final collapse in 1815.

Continue in Storyteller