In adulthood, after several attempts at coup d'état (boulogne, strasbourg), he managed to be elected president of the republic by universal suffrage in 1848. His coup d'état of 2 December 1852 put an end to the second republic. He then established a new empire. His policy was then to restore the greatness of the france, which was displeased by the kingdom of prussia. The end of his reign came at the end of the battle of sedan during the Franco-Prussian war of 1870.Napoleon iii would then have to go into exile in Great Bretagne, where he died three years later, in 1873. Regne / country : france valeur facial : 20 francs année : 1870 atelier : a qualité : ttb+ ref bibliothèque : f. The item "20 francs napoleon iii head laureate 1870" has been on sale since Saturday 9 January 2021. It is in the category "currency\parts france\others". The seller is "currencymerson" and is located at/en fr. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.