Nephew of 1852 the French napoleon ier, is born Prince of Holland in 1808. As an adult, after several attempts coup (boulogne, strasbourg), he manages to get elected president by universal suffrage in 1848. His sudden state of 2 December 1852 ended the second Republic. It then creates a new empire. His policy was to restore the greatness of France, which displeases the Kingdom of Prussia.
The end of his reign comes at the end of the sedan battle during the war Franco-Prussian 1870. Napoleon III will then go into exile in Britain where he died three years later in 1873. Reign / country: France face value: 5 cents year: 1853 workshop: w quality fdc ref library: f.The item \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.