emperor napoleon iii :
- n nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)
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- The Man Who Would Be King: ‘Maximilian and Carlota’ recounts Mexico’s last European rulers
This month marks the 150th anniversary of the last attempt at European rule in Mexico. Local historian M. M. McAllen brings this fascinating story to life in her new book, Maximilian and Carlota . It goes a little something like this: French Emperor Napoleon III, nephew of Bonaparte, sees an opening in the unsteady beginnings of Benito Juárez’s emerging Mexican democracy and puts the might and ...
April 16, 2014 - San Antonio Current