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The Week in History: March 20-26

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 30: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). Emperor of France 1804-1014. Hundred Days, 1815. Emperor of France's return form exile on Elba. (PHAS/UIG/Getty Images)

March 20, 1815: Napoleon begins his 'Hundred Days' rule

French military leader Napoléon Bonaparte returned to Paris, France, from exile on the Italian island of Elba to begin his "Hundred Days" rule. It lasted until the second restoration of King Louis XVIII on July 8, 1815.

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