Napoleon Bonaparte was a French politician and military leader. He was Emperor of France from 1804 until 1815.
He dominated Europe during The French Revolutionary Wars, winning most of them. He conquered most of Europe, until his final defeat in 1815. He finally surrendered to the British and he spent the last 6 years of his life on the island of Saint Helena. He is the most famous political figure in modern history and his military campaigns are studied at schools worldwide until today.
His Personal Life
He was of Italian descent. He was married twice and he had many children by his mistresses. He died in 1821. In 1840, more than 1 million people from all around Europe gathered in the streets of Paris to witness his remains returning to his country.
Napoleon Photo Gallery
Napoleon was a famous French politician and military leader, who was born on August 15, 1769. As a person born on this date, Napoleon is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (August 15).
People born on August 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Napoleon is the 28th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Napoleon's birthday, Napoleon is the 1st most famous French.
In general, Napoleon ranks as the 314th most popular famous person, and the 2nd most popular politician of all time. “The Famous Birthdays” catalogs over 25,000 famous people, everyone, from actors to actresses to singers to tiktok stars, from serial killers to chefs to scientists to youtubers and more. If you're curious to see who was born on your birthday, you can use our database to find out who, what, where, when and why. You can search by birthday, birthplace, claim to fame or any other information by typing in the search box, or simply browse our site by selecting the month, the day, the horoscope, or any other clickable option.
Learn about famous persons' keys to fame, discover interesting trivia and find out where they rank on several types of charts. Use it as fun information for a birthday party or a game at another type of celebration. Start a scrapbook of everyone born on your birthday or give a gift of a scrapbook of everyone born on a loved one's birthday. Take a look at the currently trending celebrities, the most popular birthdays for a specific day or jump to a random or recently added celebrity's page if you're not looking for anything specific.