Add this shop to my favorites. 20 francs napoleon iii bareheaded. Napoleon III (Louis Napoleon Bonaparte) was President of the French Republic from 1848 to 1852 and Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870. Nephew of Napoleon I, he was born Prince of Holland in 1808. In adulthood, after several attempts to coup d'etat (boulogne, strasbourg), he managed to be elected president of the republic by universal suffrage in 1848.His coup d'état of December 2, 1852 ended the second republic. He then establishes a new empire. Its policy aims to restore the greatness of France, which displeases the kingdom of Prussia. The end of his reign comes after the battle of Sedan during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870. Napoleon III will then exile to Great Britain where he died three years later, in 1873. Face value: 20 francs year: 1860 workshop: a quality: ttb ref library: f. The item \The seller is \This item can be shipped to the following countries: America, Europe, Asia, Australia.