Many believe that Napoleon was short. However, this is because of the different measuring system that was in place that used "French Feet" While in this system he was 5' 2", under the modern day system he is ~5' 5-6". This corresponds to around 1.6-7m.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_misconceptions#Modern_history
Go to video page and related questions