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Lou·is Napoleon

 (lo͞o′ē, lo͞o-ē′)
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Louis Napoleon

n
(Biography) the original name of Napoleon III
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na•po•le•on

(nəˈpoʊ li ən, -ˈpoʊl yən)

n.
1. a pastry made of thin layers of puff paste and custard or cream filling.
2. a former French gold coin equal to 20 francs.
[1805–15; < French napoléon]

Na•po•le•on

(nəˈpoʊ li ən, -ˈpoʊl yən)

n.
1. Napoleon I, (Napoleon Bonaparte) ( “the Little Corporal” ) 1769–1821, French general born in Corsica: emperor of France 1804–15.
2. Napoleon II, (François Charles Joseph Bonaparte) (Duke of Reichstadt) 1811–32, titular king of Rome (son of Napoleon I).
3. Napoleon III, (Louis Napoleon) (Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte) 1808–73, president of France 1848–52, emperor of France 1852–70 (nephew of Napoleon I).
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But the cream- coloured house (supposed to be modelled on the private hotels of the Parisian aristocracy) was there as a visible proof of her moral courage; and she throned in it, among pre-Revolutionary furniture and souvenirs of the Tuileries of Louis Napoleon (where she had shone in her middle age), as placidly as if there were nothing peculiar in living above Thirty-fourth Street, or in having French windows that opened like doors instead of sashes that pushed up.
The Old Travelers--those delightful parrots who have "been here before" and know more about the country than Louis Napoleon knows now or ever will know--tell us these things, and we believe them because they are pleasant things to believe and because they are plausible and savor of the rigid subjection to law and order which we behold about us everywhere.
But an idiot with equivocal intentions and a pitchfork is as well worth flattering and cajoling as if he were Louis Napoleon. So David, with a promptitude equal to the occasion, drew out his box of yellow lozenges, lifted the lid, and performed a pantomime with his mouth and fingers, which was meant to imply that he was delighted to see his dear brother Jacob, and seized the opportunity of making him a small present, which he would find particularly agreeable to the taste.
His light clothes, though frayed with his adventures, were of fine and almost foppish cut, and he wore a pointed beard, or imperial, perhaps as a further reminiscence of Louis Napoleon; but he was a much taller and more graceful man that his prototype.
Mary's Hospital in Quincy to Louis Napoleon and Jessie Marie (Wilson) Child.
Thompson, Louis Napoleon and the Second Empire (New York: Noonday, 1955), p.
Exiled Prince Louis Napoleon - nephew of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte - stayed in Southport in 1838.
Synopsis: Karl Marx famously wrote in The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon that history repeats itself, "first as tragedy, then as farce." The Cold War waged between the United States and Soviet Union from 1945 until the latter's dissolution in 1991 was a great tragedy, resulting in millions of civilian deaths in proxy wars, and a destructive arms race that diverted money from social spending and nearly led to nuclear annihilation.
Boris and his band of Brexiteers have more in common with Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, who overturned the French republic to create a new monarchy, than with Danton or Robespierre.
Among its other celebrated guests were actor-manager and novelist Wilkie Collins, Italian violinist, guitarist and composer Niccolo Paganini, the great Irish politician Daniel O'Connell and even a future Emperor in Louis Napoleon (III).
The Bois de Boulogne, located along the western edge of the 16th district of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt and Neuilly-sur-Seine, was created between 1852 and 1858 during the tenure of Louis Napoleon. With a total area of an area of 845 hectares, the garden is the second largest park in Paris.
Describing France of the time of Napoleon III, Marx, referred respectively to Napoleon I and to his nephew Louis Napoleon (Napoleon III).