These summers singular - 1840, the year that Napoleon came back (twice) - The Point

By the early summer of 1840, the nostalgic of the Emperor rejoice. Since the 12th of may last, Charles de Rémusat, minister of the Interior of Louis-Philippe, w

These summers singular - 1840, the year that Napoleon came back (twice) - The Point

By the early summer of 1840, the nostalgic of the Emperor rejoice. Since the 12th of may last, Charles de Rémusat, minister of the Interior of Louis-Philippe, was announced in the tribune of the Palais Bourbon, the Prince de Joinville came back shortly with the remains of Napoleon from the island of St. Helena where he had been exiled, a bonapartists are busy preparing for the ceremonies of tribute that should celebrate "the return of the ashes" of their heroes are at the height of the character.

After years of political bargaining, the Parliament finally authorised as a monumental tomb for him self...

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