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Despite the strong association of his name with shortness, Napoleon Bonaparte was actually taller than average. Soldiers who ascended to the officer ranks in that time period tended to be more physically gifted (i.e. taller) than their peers, so at 5’7″ tall, Napoleon was shorter than most of his immediate subordinates. However, among the general population of the time, he would have had no trouble seeing over the crowd.