Fascinating Napoleon Facts

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1. The national flag of Italy was designed by Napoleon Bonaparte.
2. Napoleon graduated from the Paris Military Academy and became a Lieutenant in the French Army at the age of 16.
3. The state of Idaho passed a resolution in its House of Representatives, praising Jared Hess for producing the film "Napoleon Dynamite."
4. Napoleon constructed his battle plans in a sandbox.
5. Napoleon Bonaparte thought torture should be abolished because the information obtained from it is worthless.
6. It is illegal to name a pig Napoleon in France.
7. Napoleon was actually slightly taller than the average Frenchman of 1800.
8. The famous quote 'History is a set of lies that people have agreed upon' belongs to Napoleon.
9. Napoleon was once attacked by rabbits.
10. Napoleon had conquered Italy by the time he was twenty-six.
11. Out of the 60 battles Napoleon fought, he only lost 7 of them.
12. Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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