Sunday July 11th 2010

Thought for the Day

“Religion is what keeps the poor
from murdering the rich.”

~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte*Napoleon Bonaparte

Born 15 August 1769 Ajaccio, Corsica
Died 5 May 1821 (aged 51) Longwood, Saint Helena, British Empire

Military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century.

Bonaparte rose to prominence under the First French Republic and led successful campaigns against the First and Second Coalitions arrayed against France. In 1799, he staged a coup d’├ętat and installed himself as First Consul; five years later the French Senate proclaimed him emperor.

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Sunday July 11th 2010 — 1 Comment

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