Bicentenary of Napoleon: A controversial legacy

Bicentenary of Napoleon: A controversial legacy

This week, you find us outside #Paris’ military museum, the #Invalides. It is the final resting place of one of France’s most famous and most controversial figures, #Napoleon #Bonaparte. As 2021 marks the bicentenary of the emperor’s death, his military, social and political legacy have sparked a heated debate, both here and abroad… proving a pickle for the government’s commemorative plans. We take a look back at this multi-faceted leader.

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