The Life of Napoleon the Third (Classic Reprint) by Archibald ForbesThe Life of Napoleon the Third (Classic Reprint) by Archibald Forbes

The Life of Napoleon the Third (Classic Reprint)

byArchibald Forbes

Paperback | October 17, 2018

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Among the countless victims of the guillotine during the Reign of Terror was Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais, one of the most distinguished generals of the Revolu tionary period. Executed in 1794, he left a widow and two children, all of Whom were destined to attain to high estate. The forlorn widow of Beauharnais became the first wife of Napoleon the Great. Her son Eugene, who in the evil days had been a carpenter's apprentice, became Napoleon's stepson, Shared in most of the campaigns of the Great Captain, and attained the dignity of Viceroy of Italy. Her daughter Hortense, one of the most beautiful and interesting women of her time, rose to the Throne of Holland, and was the mother Of a son whose strange and diversified life is the subject of this memoir.

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Title:The Life of Napoleon the Third (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:230 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.48 inPublished:October 17, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1331239605

ISBN - 13:9781331239604

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