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THE THREE NAPOLEONS

Did you know there were actually three famous Napoleon Bonapartes in the 1800s, all emperors, two of whom dramatically altered the destiny of France? Join us as we explore the fascinating history of Napoleon and his clan. With each generation as colorful as the one before, the story of the Bonaparte dynasty is as alluring as it is legendary.

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Marie Antoinette: The Intersection of Art, Jewels and a Tragedy
Marie Antoinette: The Intersection of Art, Je...

Marie Antoinette, once the Queen of France, remains an enigmatic figure ...

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The Magnificent Topaz: November's Birthstone Explored Through Color and Variety
The Magnificent Topaz: November's Birthstone ...

Topaz, a gemstone renowned for its vibrant color range and durability, h...

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Hammer Down: 10 of the Most Expensive Art and Antiques Ever Sold at Auction
Hammer Down: 10 of the Most Expensive Art and...

The appeal of fine art and antiques often lies in their historical signi...

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Olive Oil Green: The History of the Fashionable Hue
Olive Oil Green: The History of the Fashionab...

Green decor is capturing the attention of designers and homeowners alike...

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The Other Napoleonic Era: The Forgotten Second French Empire
The Other Napoleonic Era: The Forgotten Secon...

During the Second French Empire (1852-1870), Emperor Napoleon III brough...

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What you didn’t know about Mathilde Bonaparte and the Impressionists
What you didn’t know about Mathilde Bonaparte...

The most powerful woman in mid-19th-century France was loved and respect...

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How Napoleon Bonaparte’s Bad-Boy Brother Spawned the FBI
How Napoleon Bonaparte’s Bad-Boy Brother Spaw...

If the FBI had existed in 1803, Napoleon’s troublemaking little brother ...

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The Three Napoleons
The Three Napoleons

Typically when people hear the name Napoleon, one person springs to mind...

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Napoleon Bonaparte Virtual Exhibition:  The Man, The Myth, The Legend
Napoleon Bonaparte Virtual Exhibition: The M...

How did this man, born to minor nobility, profoundly change Western and ...

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Haunted Antiques: Victorian Horror and the Haunted Houses in New Orleans
Haunted Antiques: Victorian Horror and the Ha...

In America, few locales possess an ambiance as enigmatic and mysterious ...

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