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Napoleon III

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(Louis Napoleon; Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte)
[loo-ee;; French lwee] /ˈlu i;; French lwi/ (Show IPA),
1808–73, president of France 1848–52, emperor of France 1852–70 (nephew of Napoleon I).
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Napoleon III

noun
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full name Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, known as Louis-Napoleon. 1808–73, Emperor of the French (1852–70); nephew of Napoleon I. He led two abortive Bonapartist risings (1836; 1840) and was elected president of the Second Republic (1848), establishing the Second Empire in 1852. Originally successful in foreign affairs, he was deposed after the disastrous Franco-Prussian War
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