The revolutions of 1848 brought two new players onto the field one was a new form of nationalism, born from a combination of french idealism and a conservative pragmatism. One of the most fascinating figures to ever live was born 246 years ago for napoleon bonaparte’s birthday, here are 15 things you might not know about the general-turned-emperor-turned-icon. Napoleon never, never came close to the dictators of the twentieth century: pol pot, mao, hitler, stalin, etc these people are evil, i think i think napoleon was not evil, but he was a bad person.
Hitler, napoleon, and stalin: outsider despots much has been written about the similarities between adolf hitler and napoleon bonaparte hitler was an austrian who was a failed artist who was abused as a boy. Well, for napoleon's positive things to put in his bilan, we can say he managed to expand the compromise between revolution and need of stable institutions in europe, leading to a series of revolutions and counter-revolutions for a century. As the man says iq tests didn't exist but with a rough estimate, adolf would be above average and very good but not brilliant, stalin below hitler, napoleon would be one of the highest.
Hitler vs napolean - there are massive differences between a nationalistic ambitious leader and one murderous psychopath napolean bonaparte was more into using the state powers for emancipating the jews while adolf hilter had the objective of eradicating homosexuals, slaves, jews, and gypsies. Napoleon bonaparte napoleon bonaparte was born in 1769 in corsica about a year and a half after its attachment to france he came from a noble family he came from a noble family his father, a solicitor by profession, was against the french occupation of corsica. Adolf hitler ideology : promoted racial hatred towards minorities (jews, slavs, gypsies, homosexuals) called for colonization of eastern europe, and to enslave and eventually extermination of the slavs, to be replaced by ethnic germans. Names such as adolf hitler and joseph stalin and their act of hate and distain follow them even past the grave but what of napoleon bonaparte and the way he is viewed is he not a dictator as well.
Thierry lentz, in a paper originally presented at the 2011 consortium on the revolutionary era, 1750-1850, takes a look at a particular branch of historiography that grew out of the comparative biography trend of the 1980s: the anachronistic comparison of napoleon bonaparte and adolf hitler. Three days after the fall of france in 1940, napoleon, lying in his marble tomb in paris, received a visit from his greatest admirer adolf hitler, on his one and only visit to the french capital. Napoléon bonaparte biography showing all 31 items jump to: was moved from vienna to paris, where he rests beside his father as a gift to france from adolf hitler rumored to have fathered at least 5 illegitimate children, napoléon acknowledged only one, charles léon (1806-1881), whose birth was the all the incentive he needed to.
Napoleon, during his glory days, was referred to as a hero and a military genius today, surprisingly, he his still viewed as a hero by some of the french and the rest of the world hitler was seen as a hero to some people during world war ii, but later on, all of europe feared and hated him. Adolf hitler the similarities between napoleon and hitler’s timelines can make any conspiracy theorist shiver with excitement all the important events like their birth, rise to power, the conquest of the austrian capital, and, finally, defeat in wars have occurred with a difference of 129 years. Hitler shot himself and his wife and napoleon got shot by somebody else death = no power answer napoleon did not get shot: he died of either poisoning or a stomach ulcer and because napoleon.
That said, hitler makes a lot of assumptions in this passage and seems to be projecting his own beliefs on to napoleon europe in 1800 was a different place than europe in the 40s, with different standards for leadership, democracy, and royalty. Among such dictators are napoleon bonaparte and adolf hitler, leaders of france and germany respectively at two different periods adolf hitler's reign of power begins in 1933 when he is appointed chancellor of germany and his reign ends with his suicidal death on april 30 1945. On 15 december 1940, adolf hitler ordered the remains of napoleon ii to be transferred from vienna to the dome of les invalides in paris   the remains of napoleon i had been returned to france in december 1840, at the time of the july monarchy [11.