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France and Its Past
On this day in history-On December.2, 1804 Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France in Paris. In addition he makes his wife, Josephine, empress.
Coronation of Emperor Napoleon I and crowning of the Empress Josephine in the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris on 2 December 1804.
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Napoléon François Charles Joseph Bonaparte,only legitimate son of Napoleon Bonaparte. His mother was Empress Marie Louise (nee, of Austria) . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_II
Mourning dress. Empress Elizabeth of Austria kniwn as Sissi
Royalty - Elizabeth of Austria
François Gérard,Joséphine in coronation costume (detail)
1800 - 1830 Empire - Regency - Restoration
The Prince Imperial with his mother, Eugenie, Empress of the French. 1862. Photographed by: Disderi
Eugene-Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, The Prince Imperial (1856-79)Portrait by Jules Joseph Lefebvre 1874
Portrait of Empress Josephine of France.
"A Throne Is Only A Bench Covered In Velvet."--Napoleon Bonaparte
historyfan: Empress Josephine by Robert Lefevre. 1805.