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Bonaparte Family, Part 2: From Empire to Exile and Back Again (and Again)

February 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

A Special event with Maximilian Owre, Lecturer in History and Executive Director, Carolina Public Humanities

This second installment of Max Owre’s 4 lecture series on the Bonaparte family introduces the Bonapartes as sovereigns, statesmen, and ever-squabbling siblings. Learn how the family benefitted from Napoleon’s position as the de facto ruler of Europe, and how its members behaved during his fall. After the empire, the Bonapartes placed their hopes in the next generation, especially Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, the future Napoleon III.

Attendance at Part 1 is not required.

The Imperial Family in Power

The Fall and Rise and Fall of the Bonapartes


Registration is $55 for one event, or $100 for both Thursdays at the Friday Center events. Click here to see a description of Dr. Lloyd Kramer’s “European ‘Isms’ and Modern Cultural Creativity” event.

Call 919-962-1544 to register, or register online.


February 22, 2018
9:00 am - 12:30 pm


Friday Center
100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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