Prince Impérial, Louis Napoléon
16 March 1856 – 1 June 1879
Napoléon Eugène Louis Jean Joseph Bonaparte, only son of the Emperor Napoléon III and the Empress Eugénie, (the Countess of Teba and the Marchioness of Moya, Grandee of Spain of the 1st class), came out with the British re-inforcements after the battle of Isandlwana. As the Prince Imperial was the grandson of King Louis of Holland, Napoleon I’s younger brother, he was the great-nephew of Napoleon I.
The History of Prince Imperial Louis Napoleon
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Artist: Paul Jamin
Courtesy of the Voortrekker/uMsunduzi Museum
Take the R33 from Dundee in the direction of Vryheid. After 10 kms turn right onto the R68 in the direction of Nqutu. Cross STRAIGHT OVER at the cross-roads in Nqutu. Read more...
The French Connection, Natal Witness
Research Papers given since 1999
« My last Thought Will Be For My Country : It Is for My Country I Should Wish To Die. Read more...
The projects include the Uqweqwe community that lives next to the Prince Impérial monument. Annual events highlight the KZN French Presence and the project continues to work for the development of all the communities that are touched by the progress of this project.