1799-Coup d'Etat successful, I'm First Consul now. The world's my oyster
1804-Senate elected me Emperor. Onwards and upwards. Bring it on.
1810-Vive La France. Top dog in Europe.
1812-Downer in La Russe. Minor setback. I'll come back stronger.
1814-The man's back. Bring on Les Anglais. I'm the man.
1815 - Merde.