Prince Jean-Christophe and Princess Olympia Napoléon
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PRINCE JEAN-CHRISTOPHE AND PRINCESS OLYMPIA COMMEMORATE THE BICENTENARY OF THE DEATH OF EMPEROR NAPOLEON I

On May 5th, Prince Jean-Christophe Napoléon, Head of the Imperial House of France, and his wife Princess Olympia (née Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg) attended events to commemorate the bicentenary of the Death of Emperor Napoléon in exile on the island of Saint Helena.

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Prince Jean-Christophe and his wife Princess Olympia.

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The Prince Napoléon laid a wreath in front of the Tomb of Emperor Napoléon at Les Invalides, formally the Hôtel National des Invalides, in Paris.

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View of the Tomb of Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821) at Les Invalides.

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Afterwards, a Mass was held at the Cathédrale Saint-Louis-des-Invalides to commemorate the Bicentenary of the Death of Emperor Napoléon I.

The Prince and Princess Napoléon were joined by The Prince's parents, Prince Charles Napoléon and Princess Béatrice of Bourbon Two-Sicilies, as well as other royal and noble guests.

Posted by Maison Napoléon Bonaparte on Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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Princess Olympia and mother-in-law Princess Béatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

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Philomena, Countess of Paris (née Maria Philomena de Tornos y Steinhart) and of Jean, Count of Paris, Orléanist claimant to the throne of France and Head of the House of Orléans.

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Prince Joachim Charles Napoléon Murat, Prince of Pontecorvo and his wife Princess Yasmine (née Yasmine Lorraine Briki).

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Count Jean of Paris, Duchess Sophie of Württemberg, Princess Sibilla and Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, and Countess Philomena of Paris.

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Prince Guillaume, Prince Jean and Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg and Countess Diane of Nassau.

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Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma (née Princess Maria Pia of Savoy).

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Joachim Louis Napoléon Murat, 8th Prince Murat, a member of the Bonaparte-Murat family and the current head of the Murat family.



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After the Mass, Prince Jean-Christophe posed with his father Prince Charles Napoléon. Jean-Christophe's grandfather, Louis, Prince Napoléon, died in 1997 and stipulated in his will that he wished his 11-year-old grandson Jean-Christophe to succeed him as Head of the Imperial House of France rather than the boy's father, Prince Charles.

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Prince Joachim Charles Napoléon Murat, Prince of Pontecorvo and his wife Princess Yasmine, Prince Charles Napoléon, Prince Joachim, 8th Prince Murat and wife Princess Pilar (née Maria del Pilar Arnao Cacho).

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The Prince Napoléon and The Count of Paris.

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Prince Jérôme Napoléon and his wife Princess Licia Napoléon (née Licia Innocenti).



In the evening, Prince Jean-Christophe and Princess Olympia received President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron at Les Invalides, where as part of the commemorative proceedings, The President placed a wreath at Napoléon's tomb.

Posted by Élysée – Présidence de la République française on Wednesday, May 5, 2021


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