Think about WW2. Hitler killed thousands of people, and didn't even succeed. The American Revolution killed thousands of people as well. And the French Revolution was for a greater cause, it unfairly ruled by Britain. WW2 again, they were in a massive almost like the French Revolution but they lost the same exact way. Hitler didn't want to lose like Napoleon did, that is what he said himself. Napoleon wasn't a good leader. Hitler knew what he was doing and wanted to full fill it successively.