Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 8 months ago

Why Beethoven loved Napoleon, then soon despising him?

4 Answers

  • 8 months ago
    Favourite answer

    In 1804, Napoleon held a referendum as to whether he should assume the title Emperor of the French. In December, he crowned himself and his wife Josephine. On hearing of this, Beethoven said, "So he's only an man after all."

  • Piero
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Ludwig was an activist! When Nappy declared himself dictator, it pissed off Beethoven. He changed the name of his new symphony to the Eroica.

  • 8 months ago

    He was spoilt and a fan boy

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    New liberal regime turned into new imperial regime

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