Napoleon III

1808 - 1873

Napoleon III

Napoleon III (Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte; 20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873), the nephew of Napoleon I and cousin of Napoleon II, was the first president of France, from 1848 to 1852, and the last French monarch, from 1852 to 1870. First elected president of the French Second Republic in 1848, he seized power in 1851, when he could not constitutionally be re-elected, and became the emperor of the French. He founded the Second French Empire and was its only emperor until the defeat of the French army and his capture by Prussia and its allies in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Napoleon III has received more than 4,493,150 page views. His biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 77th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Napoleon III ranks 76 out of 14,801Before him are Pontius Pilate, Mehmed the Conqueror, Benjamin Franklin, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Vladimir Putin, and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Mary II of England, Hirohito, Margaret Thatcher, Nebuchadnezzar II, Diocletian, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Among people born in 1808, Napoleon III ranks 1After him are Honoré Daumier, Antonio Meucci, Andrew Johnson, Patrice de MacMahon, Frederick VII of Denmark, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Emir Abdelkader, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Jefferson Davis, Gérard de Nerval, and Thomas Cook. Among people deceased in 1873, Napoleon III ranks 1After him are John Stuart Mill, David Livingstone, Justus von Liebig, Alessandro Manzoni, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, John of Saxony, Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Fyodor Tyutchev, and Vasil Levski.

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Among people born in France, Napoleon III ranks 26 out of 4,109Before him are John Calvin (1509), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Paul Cézanne (1839), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Henri Matisse (1869), and Coco Chanel (1883). After him are Stendhal (1783), Marcel Proust (1871), Antoine Lavoisier (1743), Louis XV of France (1710), Henry IV of France (1553), and Alain Delon (1935).


Among politicians born in France, Napoleon III ranks 5Before him are Napoleon (1769), Louis XIV of France (1638), Louis XVI of France (1754), and Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807). After him are Louis XV of France (1710), Henry IV of France (1553), Louis XIII of France (1601), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Claudius (-10), Philip IV of France (1268), and Napoleon II (1811).

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