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The House of Bonaparte is an imperial and royal European dynasty founded by Napoleon I of France in 1804, a French military leader who rose to notability out of the French Revolution and transformed the French Republic into the First French Empire within five years of his coup d'état. Napoleon turned the Grande Armée against every major European power and dominated continental Europe through a series of military victories. He installed members of his family on the thrones of client states, founding the dynasty.

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Bonaparte Indian Band
... The Bonaparte Indian Band aka Bonaparte First Nation, is a member band of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) people ...
Skoatl Point - Location and Terrain
21 km (13 mi) west of Barriere, to the south of Bonaparte Lake ... Its appearance is like a butte-like hillrock and lies on the Bonaparte Plateau, which extends to the Quesnel River and lies between the Cariboo Mountains on the east and the Fraser River on the ... Stockton Hill is at the very head of the Bonaparte River ...
Siege Of Mantua (1796–1797) - Siege and Blockade - Third Relief
... Bonaparte planned to hold the Austrians by deploying Vaubois with 10,500 men near Trento and Masséna with 9,500 at Bassano ... Meanwhile, Bonaparte brought forward Augereau and Francois Macquard to attack Alvinczi at the Second Battle of Bassano on 6 November with 19,500 troops ... Bonaparte pulled the divisions of Augereau and Masséna back to Verona ...
Los Alamitos Formation - Mammaliaforms
... bunodontum Bonaparte, 1990 Ferugliotherium F ... houssayi Bonaparte Soria, 1985 Paraungulatum P ... bishopi Bonaparte, 1999 Rougiertherium R ...
Bonaparte - Current Descendants
... of the family is in dispute between Charles Napoléon, born 1950, great-great-grandson of Jérôme Bonaparte by his second marriage and his son Jean-Christophe (born 1986) who was ... Of these include the Wattier family and its union with the Bonaparte family ... A descendant of Napoleon's sister Caroline Bonaparte is actor René Auberjonois ...

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    The art of the police is not to see what it is useless that it should see.
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    You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
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