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Napoleon Bonaparte

Ajaccio 1769 - St. Helena 1821
French military and political leader during the latter stages of the French Revolution. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815.
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Armand Le Véel
1858

Cherbourg-Octeville /  Napoléon Ier   Cherbourg-Octeville /  Napoléon Ier

Description

Bronze equestrian statue on a large pedestal.

Inscription(s)

viii août
mdccclviii.

j'avais resolu
de renouveler
a cherbourg
les merveilles
de l'égypte

Signature

Ad le Véel | 1857

Cherbourg-Octeville - Napoléon Ier

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Location (N 49°38'35" - W 1°37'27")

Item Code: frbn110; Photograph: 7 August 2015
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