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

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For its part, Islamabad is of the view that the time has come to put an end to adventurous Bonapartism.
Egypt: Al-Sisi's run for President: Bonapartism and Gulf Oil Money Juan Cole's take on Sisi's run is that "it has taken so long for al-Sisi to declare his candidacy b/c he was reluctant to run unless he had a firm promise of these massive sums of Gulf aid.
His trial and conviction, lilt cheerfully political honchos and pundits of every denomination, will put paid to Bonapartism for all times to come.
He ostensibly took this drastic step to purge the defence forces of what he called Bonapartism.
In most cases, the petite bourgeoisie become a tool in the hands of the bourgeoisie classes to create what is known as Bonapartism or fascism, with a nationalistic social communist flair.
Bhutto had said in 1974 that " we have buried dictatorship and Bonapartism .
Fairly clearly, this comment situates hope in the unfolding postwar life; any praise or blame for Bonapartism would in fact be a counterproductive discursion (as in Byron's "Napoleon's Farewell," where the violet is a pledge of the emperor's eventual return).
Having themselves gained power by force, Soviet leaders were always wary of Bonapartism, the prospect that a popular general would take over, and like Stalin, Khrushchev feared Zhukov's popularity.
Together they referred to a horizon of the commons in 1803, despite the nights of carnage and in the midst of repressive terror by the British Empire, French Bonapartism, and American expansionism.
Putin wants to stop the Magnitsky Act, which is supported by Russia's democratic opposition and which shows Putin that the American people also oppose his Bonapartism.
Dictatorship in History and Theory: Bonapartism, Caesarism and Totalitarianism.
Her topics include the invasion of Algeria and the revolution of 1830, Bonapartism and the popular culture of conquest, colonialism in the age of abolition, and speculation and the colonial landscape.
Excluded by his unreconstructed Bonapartism from military life during the Restoration, Giroudeau wallows for years in a Parisian demimonde of carousing, stage girls, and petty crime.
Given the background of military takeovers, the constitution in 1973 furnished an article with a view to check the military Bonapartism.