in the modern world, would modify it to in the then modern world. A quibble.
historian Andrew Roberts, ignores the Codification of Justinian.
As someone who is 5'2", this is very sad news in deed.
Militarily he had no equals, Wellington was saved by the Prussians at the last minute, it also ignores that Napoleon had fought two battles in the three previous days, and won.
Had he listened to Talleyrand, he might have lived out his life as Emperor and had the King of Rome, his son, succeed him. The difference being, working for France and working for Napoleon.
Good write up.