King alfred the great can, in many ways, be considered one of the greatest rulers of england his defeat of the danes, unification of england, many successful reforms and insistence upon the restoration of ecclesiastical culture are the result of his superior leadership and command. Napoleon bonaparte, (15 august 1769 – 5 may 1821) later known as napoleon i, was a french military and political leader who had a significant impact on the history of europe he was a general during the french revolution, the ruler of france as first consul of the french republic and emperor of the first french empire. When we think of this complex mind, we often compare him to other important leaders/ revolutionaries such as alexander, charlemagne, peter the great, or even hitler these are all leaders that have raised controversies as to whether or not their role led a positive or negative impact on the world. Alexander the great and peter the great were among numbers of other alexanders and peters napoleon bonaparte achieved something greater he is just “napoleon.
Napoleon was a great leader because he was a shrewd and ambitious risk-taker and an exceptional military strategist napoleon conquered a substantial portion of europe in the early 19th century, and he served as the emperor of france twice. Every leader has their own way of doing things, and to them they feel that they are doing the right thing as it benefits them first an autocratic leader is one who makes decisions without the opinion of others involved in it. So here is the list of top 10 most influential leaders of europe 1 napoleon bonaparte emperor of the french, napoleon bonaparte, accomplished various liberal reforms across europe, which include the spreading of religious tolerance and termination of feudalism peter the great officially became the emperor of all russia on 22 october. Transcript of napoleon bonaparte vs peter the great napoleon bonaparte was a french military leader who become emperor in the early 1800 peter the great was the russian czar of the late 1700 he brought russia into modern age napoleon bonaparte napoleon napoleon attended the best military school in france a smart child very good at war.
Machiavellian leaders are leaders who scheme to hold and maintain power using what some consider amoral or unscrupulous methods the adjective machiavellian comes from the political theorist niccolo machiavelli, who advocated such actions in his seminal work, the prince according to machiavelli. Start studying world history unit 4 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools napoleon bonaparte was a french leader who was nearly successful in uniting all of europe which of the following is not true about him peter the great is considered one of the most influential leaders in russian. Napoleon bonaparte was a man with all the glory, never has history seen how only one man, who, brought up his country, france, from its most tormented status, to the very pinnacle of its height in just a few years time. Napoleon bonaparte rose from obscurity on a small island to become the most powerful man in europe, then lost it all to die in exile on another small island it is one of the most incredible.
Vote the most important leaders in world history napoleon bonaparte napoléon bonaparte was a french military and political leader who rose to prominence during the french revolution and its associated peter the great, peter i or pyotr alexeyevich ruled the tsardom of russia and later the russian empire from 7 may until his death. Peter the great also introduced land reforms, giving landowners considerably more control over peasants these reforms supported the development of the russian economy in the short term, the most visible of peter the great’s accomplishments was the foundation of the city of st petersburg. Napoleon was a great motivator of people from the lowest soldier to the high ranking generals and aristocrats, bonaparte knew that in order for him to succeed he had to have the people around him enthusiastic about their mission.
Leader board | about age filter: click to set a timeline and map might be of value to students as this video covers a great many battles and other events found by freealan in 1952 views: napoleon (2:58) from historycom, produced by history channel small in stature, napoleon bonaparte left behind a huge legacy and this animation. Napoleon versus frederick the great napoleon versus frederick the great i have chosen to compare napoleon to frederick the great i will compare these two extremely influential leaders through numerous techniques including their military history, the administration of their territories, the legacy they left upon their countries, among others. Napoleon bonaparte was the first emperor of france his career as a military leader and political leader led to a number of major accomplishments that benefited france and directly affected the balance of power in europe his accomplishments included reforms in politics, domestic affairs, religion.
In which john green examines the french revolution, and gets into how and why it differed from the american revolution was it the serial authoritarian regimes. Napoleon was a charismatic commander and a great battle captain, he imposed his genius and personality on his army and inspired his troops, veterans and recruits, frenchmen and foreign alike, with fierce pride, loyalty and devotion. The reign of napoleon bonaparte is the second volume on the life of napoleon by robert asprey volume one was entitled the rise of napoleon bonaparte covering his life from his birth in 1769 on corsica to his victory at austerlitz in 1085. This site believes that, from a comparison of different leaders and their styles of leading a country/people/etc, machiavellian leadership has been one of the most effective methods of leadership in history examples include leaders like adolf hitler, elizabeth i, peter the great, and napoleon bonaparte.
Peter i, czar of russia rumor : was peter the great all that great if you hung out with peter when he was a boy, you would have a really good time, but you might loose a few limbs. The napoleonic wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the french empire and its allies, led by napoleon i, against a fluctuating array of european powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the united kingdom.
Napoleon would win a war against frederick the great frederick the great was an excellent military commander by all means, he was tactically brilliant, but in terms of strategy, not necessarily so. Europe has seen many different types of leaders--good and terrible--from emperors to prime ministers and from queens to dictators influential leaders in european history search the site go history & culture european history major figures & events peter the great of russia (peter i) 1672 – 1725. If you are a great leader, people will want to please you – napoleon bonaparte when you are dealing with your team, you must always instill a sense of hope you should never let them know that the odds are insurmountable we remember napoleon as a tyrant, but he was a much loved leader for a very long time peter drucker on results.