Bonapartism



an adherent of the Bonapartes or their policies.
Historical Examples

Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time Franois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
The Fortune of the Rougons Emile Zola
The Fortune of the Rougons Emile Zola
A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 George Saintsbury
The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature Arthur Bartlett Maurice
History of the Commune of 1871 P. Lissagary
German Problems and Personalities Charles Sarolea
Dictatorship vs. Democracy Leon Trotsky
The Bronze Eagle Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

noun
a political system resembling the rules of the Bonapartes, esp Napoleon I and Napoleon III: centralized government by a military dictator, who enjoys popular support given expression in plebiscites
(esp in France) support for the government or dynasty of Napoleon Bonaparte

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