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CODE, NAPOLEON. The Code Civil of France, enacted into law during the reign of Napoleon, bore his name until the restoration of the Bourbons when it was deprived of that name, and it is now cited Code Civil.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Decorators can also place a bowl of ceramic Christmas ornaments on top of a stunning 19th century Napoleon III Side Table topped with white marble.
In the first full biography of Napoleon III Strauss-Schom draws upon his years of primary source research to explore the major cultural, sociological, economical, financial, international, and militaristic long-lasting effects of France's most polarizing emperor.
(21) By the time Napoleon III proclaimed the Second Empire in December 1852, he already had encouraged the growth of La Royale and gained important support in promoting a modern navy capable of rivaling Great Britain's.
However, reports suggest that the diamond has been auctioned off before in 1887, 17 years after France's Second Empire collapsed, and Napoleon III and his wife Empress Eugenie sought exile in England thus leaving their jewels behind. 
Thanks to "revolutionary terror," we are headed straight down the path towards a kind of Napoleon III coup toward regime change.
A box was built for Napoleon III, the President of the Second French Republic and Emperor of the Second French Empire, at the Palais Garnier Opera House in the center of Paris.
William Engdahl echoed his words, adding that "this third time, it is Erdo?an, not as Napoleon III, but as Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
Some were given to Queen Victoria as gifts by Napoleon III, others she later commissioned as mementoes of her time in the city.
After the Crimean War, in which Piedmont participated with an army against Russia to win the sympathy of Great Britain and France, fact that brought them a place in the Peace Congress in Paris in 1856, followed the secret meeting in Plombieres from 20 to 21 of July 1858 between the French emperor Napoleon III and the Prime Minister Camillo Benso di Cavour of Piedmont.
The ministry said the stolen objects were assembled by Empress Eugenie, the wife of French Emperor Napoleon III, for her Chinese museum in 1863.
Among the items taken was the crown of the King of Siam, presented to Emperor Napoleon III during a visit from the Siamese ambassador, the ministry said.
Summary: Napoleon III sends troops to Beirut to help end Druze-Christian strife.