why was the war named the napoleonic war ?

the napoleonic war was a series of conflicts that happened between france and the european nations which took place at the beginning of the 19th century it gave france control over most of continental europe the war arose from unresolved disputes related to the french revolution and the resulting conflicts as we know napoleon is the military general in french but why was the war named the napoleonic war napoleon was the central and decisive person in the napoleonic wars he was the first consul of the french republic for four years napoleons leadership brought post-revolutionary stability and military confidence to France and his combative leadership style undoubtedly shaped the conflicts that made up the Napoleonic wars