Two political leaders who followed machiavelli's ways to a large extent were napoleon bonaparte and adolf hitler through these two examples one can evaluate how well machiavelli's methodology works in the real world. S t e v e n e ng l u n d napoleon and hitler the resemblances [between napoleon and hitler] are too striking [yet]—and i want to state this with unmistakable emphasis—the differences, the contrasts, are no less obvious. Napoleon bonaparte and adolf hitler’s leadership are both alike in that they were both outstanding leaders to their military adolf hitler was a german leader who committed suicide in his bunker in berlin, while napoleon bonaparte was a french leader who died of stomach cancer in saint helena.
Most often, napoleon the pig is compared to josef stalin, who was the major soviet leader but to answer your question, napoleon could be compared to hitler in a few aspects. Adolf hitler and napoleon bonaparte are two of the foremost military strategists and totalitarian leaders yet both had lapses in their judgment, both exhibit episodes of cowardice and both fail in their battles with russia, ultimately ending their reigns. Thierry lentz, in a paper originally presented at the 2011 consortium on the revolutionary era, 1750-1850, takes a look at a particular branch of historiography that grew out of the comparative biography trend of the 1980s: the anachronistic comparison of napoleon bonaparte and adolf hitler. Napoleon bonaparte started for moscow on june 24, 1812 adolf hitler started on june 22, 1941 napoleon, whose fastest unit was the horse, reached moscow on sept 14 this week, on sept 14, hitler, whose fastest unit is the plane, was fighting russian counter-attacks some 200 miles from moscow.
Napoleon bonaparte is the emperor of france he is one of the best persons of europe he was a person of religious tolerance and used to avoid frauds of all kind during his rule. Leaders in the past compare and contrast napoleon thought he could take over all of europe in his attempts bonaparte destroyed parts of france and was responsible for the death of millions of soldiers later, in the time of ww i, hitler was admitted into the german army, even though he was austrian moving up the ranks, adolf hitler. Adolf hitler and napoleon bonaparte comparison hitler and napoleon had numerous differences however i believe there were more similarities both leaders immigrated in the country they ended up ruling both conquered most of european countries both had radical views about wars, and both were surprisingly fast in their fighting. The former leader of the corsican rebels, who was now governor of corsica, met with bonaparte, and dismissed him as self centered and ambitious, calling him “a big, inexperienced boy” napoleon, a strong believer in the french revolution, was fully aligned with the new republic, while the governor wished for corsican independence.
Among such dictators are napoleon bonaparte and adolf hitler, leaders of france and germany respectively at two different periods adolf hitler’s reign of power begins in 1933 when he is appointed chancellor of germany and his reign ends with his suicidal death on april 30 1945. At the background of napoleon bonaparte, the famous emperor of the french napoleon bonaparte was considered by many to be the most influential figure in european history. And hitler will be seen like that: like napoleon, like alexander, not like some weird monster who is unique in his own category–no, he is just going to be seen as a great european leader” the comparison prompts us to examine whether alexander deserves the title of great european leader.
Three days after the fall of france in 1940, napoleon, lying in his marble tomb in paris, received a visit from his greatest admirer adolf hitler, on his one and only visit to the french capital. Napoleon bonaparte (1769–1821) was a french military and political leader who rose to power at the end of the french revolution he became emperor of. In napoleon’s time, the revolutionary wars ended with france being the dominant superpower in europe as napoleon skilfully manoeuvred his way into power, eventually declaring himself emperor of france and, like hitler, master of europe by 1812. Hitler used the hitler youth, and napoleon used the marie louise's, who were only fifteen years old however, the speed of their fighting may be the most amazing hitler, under his personal command and planning conquered all of poland in only 24 days, and napoleon conquered most of austria and all of sardinia in 9 days.
Hitler vs napoleon historians have noted the similarities between napoleon and hitler for years both were charismatic dictators who established regimes in times of war and had ambitions of european domination. Hitler, napoleon, and stalin: outsider despots much has been written about the similarities between adolf hitler and napoleon bonaparte hitler was an austrian who was a failed artist who was abused as a boy. Napoleon and hitler are compared in one very specific manner they were both autocrats who dominated europe, failed to bring britain to heel and invaded russia with disastrous results leading to their own downfall.