Napoléon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) was a French military general and leader who rose to the rank of Emperor following the chaos of the French Revolution.

He rule as French Emperor from 1804 to 1814, and again briefly in 1815.

Here he is doing the hidden hand sign. Napoléon is the political figure most commonly associated with the Hand-in-waistcoat gesture popular in 18th and 19th century portraits.