Above: The Napoleon statue in Ajaccio, France

Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio,Corsica, on August 15, 1769, and grew up to become one of the world’s greatest military strategists. Ajaccio remains hugely proud of the famous general, and there are many places and monuments that recall the city’s most famous son. These three are the ones not to miss.

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Above: The Napoleon statue in Ajaccio, France

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