Napoleon I was exceptionally lucky in his date, place of birth, and talents.


Middle Class Austrian Emperor French Society French Revolution Ancien Regime 
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  1. 5.
    See Jacques Godechot, Napoléon. Le Mémorial des Siècles ( Paris: Albin Michel, 1969 ) p. 161.Google Scholar
  2. 6.
    Lynn Hunt, Culture, Politics and Class in the French Revolution ( Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984 ) p. 2.Google Scholar
  3. 7.
    Alfred Cobban, A History of Modern France ( Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1957 ) p. 109.Google Scholar
  4. 22.
    Se Arthur-Lévy, Napoléon Intime ( Paris and London: Nelson, 1893 ) p. 141.Google Scholar

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© Philip Thody 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Thody
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeedsUK

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