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September 2017

The Bonaparte Family, Part I: From Corsicans to Court

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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featuring Max Owre, Lecturer in History and Executive Director, Carolina Public Humanities The Bonaparte family played a powerful role in Napoleon’s life from their obscure Corsican origins to their ascension to thrones throughout Europe. This series of talks will introduce participants to the colorful characters in Napoleon’s family, while placing them in the context of his ambitious but disastrous imperial project. Focus in this session will be placed on the Corsican origins of the Bonaparte family and their early years…

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