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  • 13. Battle of Austerlitz At Austerlitz, Napoleon won not only on the battle field, but also in the hearts of the French people. After the battle, Napoleon made a grand gesture that won him the loyalty and adoration of the masses. He announced in a public speech that he would ADOPT the children of all the French soldiers killed in the battle. (several thousand) To fulfill the promise, he ordered the government to pay for the childrens support and education, arrange marriages for the girls, and find jobs for the boys. One final provision was perhaps the most cherished he permitted his children to add the name Napoleon to theirs