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Café Histoire: Napoléon III : « Napoléon le Petit » ?

Monday 8 October 2012 17:30-19:00

The great writer Victor Hugo was first a supporter of Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte in 1848. However a few years later he gave him the nickname of ‘Napoléon le Petit’.

An opinion that contributed to tarnish the image of Napoléon III. But was this opinion fair? This talk will offer us a chance to discuss the Emperor and his work.

Talk in French (advanced level) by Patrick Landri.
90 mins
Members : £5/ Non members : £8

Image: Napoléon III by Franz Xaver Winterhalter

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