Editors. "Louis Napoleon fails to seize power in France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Louis Napoleon attempts to stir up a revolt among the garrison of Strasbourg as a first step to seizing power and restoring the Empire of his uncle. However, this is a complete failure, and he is subsequently exiled to America.
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