Portrait of Napoleon III of France, 1856 Charles Edouard Boutibonne (French 1816-1897)...Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (1808 – 1873) was the nephew and heir of Napoleon I. Elected President in France's first ever popular vote in 1848, he initiated a coup d'état in 1851, before ascending to the throne as Napoleon III on 2 December 1852. His rule ended in 1870 with his defeat in the Franco-Prussian War.

Charles-Edouard Boutibonne — Portrait of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1856 : The Royal Collection, London.

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