Bonapartists


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Bonapartists

 

supporters of the restoration of the Bonaparte dynasty in France after the fall of the Empire (1804–14) and the Second Empire (1852–70). During the Revolution of 1848 the Bonapartists contributed to the rise to power of Napoleon I’s nephew Prince Louis Bonaparte, who established a Bonapartist regime after the coup d’etat of Dec. 2,1851. Under the Third Republic the Bonapartists were one of the monarchist parties.

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