Napoleon, Emperor of the French 1804-1814 and again March 1815-June 1815 King of Italy 1805-1814 Time of the French Revolution and wars in Europe.Napoleonic Code influence civil law Worldwide. His personality was slightly Manic Depressive. At one point he felt he could do no wrong,the true leader of the World. Off and on he was barely able to handle the crisis he faced. Yet; Note: He was a brilliant general, and was able to inspired men to do the impossible.