A short biography of Napoleon Bonaparte

You may hate him or love him… but you can’t ignore Napoleon Bonaparte, the former French emperor! Born in 1769 in Corsica from the minor nobility, Napoleon rose ... lire plus !

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The Dome church of Les Invalides and Napoleon’s tomb

The glittering golden roof of the Dome church is an unmissable landmark in the Parisian landscape. Situated in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, the monument is the symbol of ... lire plus !

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Discover the original tombstone of Napoleon in Paris

Whether liked or hated, Napoleon Bonaparte still fascinates today. Since its exile to the remote island of St. Helena, many mysteries have surrounded the French Emperor. One of them ... lire plus !

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Secrets of the statue of Napoleon at Les Invalides

Enter in the historic Hôtel des Invalides in the 7th arrondissement of Paris and head to the main courtyard. Standing on the upper level opposite the entrance to the main courtyard, the ... lire plus !

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We’ve found Napoleon’s hat in Paris

Last weekend we were walking in the streets of Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th arrondissement of Paris when we stumbled into a plain-looking black hat safely kept in a glass ... lire plus !

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Discover the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

The Arc de Triomphe in Paris conveys a powerful historic symbol at the centre of the star-shaped “Place de l’Étoile”. It is one of Paris’ most famous monuments, ... lire plus !

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