Napoleon Bonaparte Trivia QuizFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Where was Napoleon born?
Corsica - Napoleon was born on the Island of Corsica. Corsica is located in the Mediterranean.
According to most sources, how tall was Napoleon?
5'7" - The general belief is that he was five foot seven inches tall, which is about average.
Who was Napoleon's first wife?
Josephine - Josephine and Napoleon married in 1796.
How did Napoleon's marriage to Josephine end?
a. Napoleon died
b. She contracted typhoid and died
c. She died in childbirth
Divorce - The two divorced because Napoleon wanted an heir.
Which country did Napoleon invade in 1812?
Russia - Napoleon's campaign began on the 24th of June 1812.
Who was the leader of Russia when Napoleon invaded?
b. Alexander I
c. Nicholas III
d. Peter the Great
Alexander I - This war was called the Russian Campaign by the French and the Patriotic War by the
What was the name of Napoleon's stepson?
Eugene - Eugene de Beauharnais was Josephine's son with her first husband.
Where is Napoleon buried?
b. New Orleans
Paris - Napoleon's remains are interred at Les Invalides, which is located in Paris.
Where did Napoleon go to school?
a. Ecole Militaire in Paris
b. Royal Military Academy of Belgium
c. Ecole Speciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr
d. Academia Militar das Madrid
Ecole Militaire in Paris - Napoleon was the first Corsican to graduate from the prestigious school.
Which nation was Napoleon fighting at the Battle of Lodi?
Austria - During this battle in 1796, Napoleon was able to force the Austrian army out of Lombardy.
What was the name of Napoleon's second wife?
b. Julie Clary
Marie-Louise - Napoleon had been previously engaged to Julie before his marriage to Josephine.
Who did Napoleon name the King of Spain?
a. His son
b. His elder brother
c. His son-in-law
d. His grandson
His elder brother - Napoleon named his elder brother Joseph-Napoleon Bonaparte King of Naples and then
later King of Spain.
Which famous composer scratched Napoleon from his dedication?
Beethoven - Ludwig was disappointed with some of Napoleon's decisions and decided not to dedicate his
third symphony to the Emperor.
Where was the first place that Napoleon was exiled?
a. Ellis Island
c. Elba Island
Elba Island - Elba Island is located in the Mediterranean.
How did Napoleon's son die?
a. He died of old age
b. He contracted tuberculosis
c. He was guillotined
d. He was killed in battle
He contracted tuberculosis - Napoleon II died at the age of twenty-one.
Where did Napoleon die?
a. Saint Helena
b. Elba Island
d. The Shetland Islands
Saint Helena - Napoleon was exiled to Saint Helena in 1815, and it was here that he died.
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