Bicentenary of Napoleon: A controversial legacy

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    This week, you find us outside Paris’ military museum, the Invalides. It is the final resting place of one of France’s most famous and most controversial figures, Napoleon Bonaparte. As 2021 marks the bicentenary of the emperor’s death, his military, social and political legacy have sparked a heated debate, both here and abroad… proving a pickle for the government’s commemorative plans. We take a look back at this multi-faceted leader.

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