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Napoleon III

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Birthday
20, 1808
Birthplace
Ajaccio, France
Death Date
Jan 9, 1873 (64)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1808
Birthplace
Ajaccio, France
Death Date
Jan 9, 1873 (64)

About

Nineteenth-century French leader who held office as the French Republic's first President. From 1852-1870, he also served as French Emperor.

Before Fame

Born in Paris, France, he spent the majority of his childhood in exile with his infamous family. He moved to Rome, Italy at the age of fifteen.

Trivia

He staged several French governmental coups before finally taking control of his native France.

Family Life

He married Eugenie de Montijo, Countess of Teba, in 1853. A notorious womanizer, he had affairs with (among others) his cousin Mathilde Bonaparte and European actress Elisa Rachel Felix.

Associated With

His uncle, Napoleon Bonaparte, served as French Emperor from 1804 until 1814.