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 Bonaparte thought torture should be abolished because the information obtained from it is worthless.
5. Napoleon constructed his battle plans in a sandbox.
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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