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Lauded and loathed: Why the French still can’t get enough of Napoleon — 200 years after his death

For many in France, Napoleon Bonaparte is the epitome of French achievement, having conquered much of Europe and remade the structures of his country. But it’s a complicated legacy for the sharp-tongued emperor against whom most modern French presidents are still measured 200 years after his death. Read entire story.

Source: CBC | World News

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