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Napoleon Bonaparte was 5'7" (1.7m) tall, a normal height for men at the time. He appeared short because he was often surrounded by taller bodyguards, and his British enemies perpetuated the myth.
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4 years ago #9809037        

He was also shorter than most of the British commanders, for example Wellington was 5ft 9, meaning he was short compared to most of the people people might compare him to.

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