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Synonyms for Bonaparte

French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)

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The honorable, the king's attorney, is informed by a friend of the throne and religion, that one Edmond Dantes, mate of the ship Pharaon, arrived this morning from Smyrna, after having touched at Naples and Porto-Ferrajo, has been intrusted by Murat with a letter for the usurper, and by the usurper with a letter for the Bonapartist committee in Paris.
The uprising was enthusiastically welcomed by Bonapartists, Republicans, and Liberals, as well as by all those who looked forward to great changes in the world, as prophesied by historiosophers.
No less numerous, were the souvenir items--such as those picked up by Captain Nash in Geneva--created to satisfy the demands of Bonapartists and the ever growing numbers of affluent visitors making their Grand Tour.
39) Rafe Blaufarb, Bonapartists in the Borderlands : French Exiles and Refugees on the Gulf Coast, 1815-1835, Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press, 2005; Eric Saugera, Reborn America: French Exiles and Refugees in the United States and the Vine and Olive Adventure, 1815-1865, Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press, 2011.
Furthermore, they had no sympathy for the Bonapartists since they resented Napoleon III's foreign policy, which had favored the Italian nationalists at the expense of the Pope.
While clericalists and monarchists were ascendant in the early days of the Third Republic--hence the building of Sacre Coeur--the rival claims of the Bonapartists, Orleanists, and Legitimists ensured that the republic survived.