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Napoléon Bonaparte

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Napoléon Bonaparte painting

A painting of Napoléon Bonaparte.

Napoléon Bonaparte bust

A bust of Napoléon Bonaparte.

Napoléon Bonaparte was the first Emperor of France, also Marshal of France, who was a great military strategist and who lived in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries on Earth.

He was defeated in the Battle of Waterloo. (VOY: "The Thaw")

During his studies of Earth, Trelane found Napoléon highly admirable. He kept a bust of Napoléon in his castle on Gothos. (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos")

Marla McGivers adored men like Napoleon and kept a painting, as well as a bust of him in her quarters aboard the USS Enterprise. When Khan visited her quarters in 2267, he recognized Napoleon among her art collection of "bold men from the past."

A 23rd century analogy made regarding the creation of the Augments, a race known their superior ability and ambition, was compared to creating a group of Napoléons. (TOS: "Space Seed")

Spock put him in one line with Ramses, Alexander the Great, Caesar, Hitler and Lee Kuan to show that Earth history was full of men seeking absolute power. (TOS: "Patterns of Force")

Garth of Izar similarly compared Napoléon to Caesar, Alexander the Great, Hitler, Lee Kuan, and Krotus when describing his own plans for universal conquest. (TOS: "Whom Gods Destroy")

The Menthar had battle strategies that Data believed to be similar to Napoléon's. (TNG: "Booby Trap")

DS9 cast member Rene Auberjonois is a descendant of Napoléon's sister Caroline on his mother's side.

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