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Bonapartist Pretenders to the French Throne - Napoleon III, Louis Bonaparte, Napoleon, Prince Imperial, Charles Napoleon (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Napoleon III, Louis Bonaparte, Napoleon, Prince Imperial, Charles Napoleon, Line of succession to the French throne, Victor, Prince Napoleon, Louis, Prince Napoleon, Prince of Canino and Musignano, Jean Christophe, Prince Napoleon. Excerpt: Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (20 April 1808 - 9 January 1873) was the President of the French Second Republic and as Napoleon III, the ruler of the Second French Empire. He was the nephew and heir of Napoleon I, christened as Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte. Elected President by popular vote in 1848, he initiated a coup d'etat in 1851, before ascending the throne as Napoleon III on 2 December 1852, the forty-eighth anniversary of Napoleon I's coronation. He ruled as Emperor of the French until 4 September 1870. He holds the unusual distinction of being both the first titular president and the last monarch of France. Napoleon III is primarily remembered for an energetic foreign policy which aimed to jettison the limitations imposed on France since 1815 by the Concert of Europe and reassert French influence in Europe and abroad. A brief war against Austria in 1859 largely completed the process of Italian unification. In the Near East, Napoleon III spearheaded allied action against Russia in the Crimean War and restored French presence in the Levant, claiming for France the role of protector of the Maronite Christians. A French garrison in Rome likewise secured the Papal States against annexation by Italy, defeating the Italians at Mentana and winning the support of French Catholics for Napoleon's regime. In the Far East, Napoleon III established French rule in Cochinchina and New Caledonia. French interests in China were upheld in the Second Opium War and the Taiping Rebellion; an abortive campaign against Korea was launched in 1866 while a military mission to Japan participated in th...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-16117-4
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-16117-3
Barcode: 9781155161174

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