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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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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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