25 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Napoleon Bonaparte

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Did you know that to this day it is illegal to name a pig “Napoleon” in France? These are 25 interesting things you didn’t know about Napoleon Bonaparte.

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His parents and close acquaintences called him by his nickname, Nabulio

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Perhaps not surprisingly, as a child he was very good at math but had aweful social skills and was very domineering

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It was suggested by his teachers that he join the military

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It was known that Napoleon had “Ailurophobia”, meaning he was afraid of cats.

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He is famous for his allegedly short stature, however he was about 1.70 m, an average height during those times

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