List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "N"

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List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "N"

Alphabetically Listing "N" - Fact Sheets and Figures on Roman History of Persons

Napoleon I (1769-1821), Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France in 1804-1815. He came to power as the result of a coup in 1799 and established an extensive European empire. A brilliant general, he defeated every European coalition against him until, irreparably weakened by the Peninsular War and the Russian campaign (1812), his armies were defeated at Leipzig in 1813. He went into exile but escaped and ruled as emperor during the Hundred Days. He was finally defeated at Waterloo in 1815. As an administrator, his achievements were of lasting significance and include the Code Napoleon, which remains the basis of French law.
Napoleon III (1808-1873) full name Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, known as Louis-Napoleon. Emperor of the French in 1852-1870; nephew of Napoleon I. He led two abortive Bonapartist risings in 1836 and 1840, and was elected president of the Second Republic in 1848, establishing the Second Empire in 1852. Originally successful in foreign affairs, he was deposed after the disastrous Franco-Prussian War.
Nibby, Antonio (Rome 1792-1839) Italian archeologist. He was a critic of the history of the ancient art and explored himself the monuments of Rome. He was a professor of the archeology in the University of Rome and in Academy of France. He wrote various interesting works: Viaggio antiquatio nei dintorni di Roma (1819), Map of the Rome's surroundings with the comments Historical-topographi- cal analysis of the ancient Rome (1827), and Rome in 1838.
Noah (Old Testament) Hebrew patriarch, who saved himself, his family, and a pair of each species of animal and birth from the Flood by building a ship (Noah's Ark) in which they all survived.
Novaro, Michele (Genoa 1822-1885) Italian composer; author of patriotic hymns and in particular of the hymn of Italy: Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy)
Numa Pompilius (715-673 b.C.) the legendary second king of Rome, said to have instituted religious rites.
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