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Napolean's height, measured after his death, was 5 feet, 6 inches and 22/45ths of an inch. (The Table Talk and Opinions of Napoleon Buonaparte, 1870). Napolean, nicknamed in France as the "Little Corporal", was routinely caricatured by British cartoonists as short: Years later, Hitler got the same treatment.
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