Napoleon III

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nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)

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EBB also describes greater consonance in their views of Napoleon III than biographers and critics have suggested: "He & I never fight now about Louis Napoleon," because of all the good for the people being achieved by the current French government--"in everything done, thought is taken for the people" (p.
In this history, authors Papson and Calarco describe and analyze Sydney Howard Gay's Record of Fugitives, 1855-, and his association with Louis Napoleon in assisting with the Underground Railroad.
As the 1860s drew to a close, the Emperor Louis Napoleon III of France (a nephew or the Napoleon) was a very nervous monarch.
In France, President Louis Napoleon launched a coup against his own presidency, and re-emerged in 1852 as Emperor Napoleon III.
The down-to-earth portrayal of Napoleon as field commander favored by France's "citizen king" was not compatible with the imperial aspirations of Louis Napoleon Bonaparte (Napoleon's nephew), who gradually assumed control of the provisional French government, initially as president of the republic, and who by 1852 was in a powerful enough of a position to proclaim the foundation of the Second Empire and himself Emperor Napoleon III.
Bagehot enjoyed travel and was particularly attached to France; he was in Paris for the coup d'etat of Louis Napoleon in 1851 that restored, for two brief decades, the French Empire.
He was the son of Edouard Chardon, a wealthy indigo planter, and his mother Maria Theresa Chardon was the daughter of Signor AM Rapallo, a wealthy man who helped place Emperor Louis Napoleon on the throne of France.
This book in German by Regina Schleicher carefully analyzes antisemitic caricatures that were published in journals, newspapers, and flyers, as well as book illustrations and post cards from 1871 to 1914 in Imperial Germany and in the French Third Republic (the republican government following the defeat of Louis Napoleon in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870).
The liberal monarchy of Louis Philippe was overthrown, and after a series of upheavals France fell to the nephew of Napoleon I, Louis Napoleon, who set up the Second French Empire in 1852.
Well over a century earlier - in 1838 - the town hall had hosted a reception for Prince Louis Napoleon (the future Napoleon III), and among the guests was the Prince's constant companion, Colonel Kazimierz Oborski.
In Chapter Two, the argument that the Faux Demetrius, a work of history about pretenders to the Russian throne, was meant as a political satire of Louis Napoleon (soon to be Napoleon III), but that it nonetheless passed unnoticed as such due to the fogging effect of the position of the author within the imperial government, is certainly intriguing.
The young, exiled Louis Napoleon, before rising to power as Napoleon III, lived on Lord Street and was so impressed by it that he ordered his architect to rebuild the centre of Paris in a similar style.
1808: Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, Napoleon III.
Those revolutions brought Louis Napoleon into the limelight.