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  • n. nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)


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  • (Turin, 1894); Cauvière, Un Portrait inÈdit de Napoleon III in Revue de l 'Institutut Catholique de Paris (1910), attributed to Falloux, characterizing the attitude of Napoleon III in Italian affairs.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • [83] Napoleon III and the Empress Eugenie were living at Chislehurst.

    Lady John Russell

  • Latin America, it is interesting to note that she re - peated Comte's condemnation of Bonaparte at a time when Napoleon III was promoting his cult.


  • On January 14, 1858, Felice Orsini tried to assassinate Napoleon III and failed.


  • Barreda viewed the defeat of the army of Napoleon III in Mexico as a triumph for liberal positivism, of which Mexico, he thought, was the bulwark.


  • In 1855 he preached the Lenten sermons at the Tuileries, before Napoleon III and Empress Eugénie.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Napoleon III and the Italian question, see bibliographies to Falloux,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • In 1867 Napoleon III invited him to preach the Lenten sermons at the Tuileries, and these discourses have been published in a volume entitled "La Vie Chrétienne".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Displacing the opposition of the Turkish sultan and the British prime minister like so much wet sand and bedrock, he raised diplomatic support and funding in France, romancing Emperor Napoleon III with a mirage of empire, and the French public with a share flotation that promised a stake in the global economy to the smallest investor.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Even so, French supremacy at sea did nothing to save France and Napoleon III from swift defeat by the Prussian army.

    Castles of Steel


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