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''Napoléon'' is a 2002 miniseries, starring Creator/ChristianClavier as [[UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte the French emperor]]. The cast also includes Creator/JohnMalkovich as Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Creator/IsabellaRossellini as Joséphine de Beauharnais, Creator/GerardDepardieu as Joseph Fouché and Creator/TobyStephens as [[UsefulNotes/TsarTsarAutocrats Tsar Alexander I of Russia]].

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''Napoléon'' is a 2002 miniseries, starring Creator/ChristianClavier as [[UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte the French emperor]]. The cast also includes Creator/JohnMalkovich as Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Talleyrand, Creator/IsabellaRossellini as Joséphine de Beauharnais, Creator/GerardDepardieu as Joseph Fouché and Creator/TobyStephens as [[UsefulNotes/TsarTsarAutocrats Tsar Alexander I of Russia]].


* FrenchJerk: Ultimatly averted. When compared to most of entertainment and pop culture, this sterotype is not imposed at all. Lampshaded when Napoleon Bonaparte tells the British girl that he is not a monster.

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* FrenchJerk: Ultimatly averted. When compared to most of entertainment and pop culture, this sterotype is not imposed at all. Lampshaded when Napoleon Bonaparte tells the British girl (Betsy Balcombe) that he is not a monster.


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* OddFriendship: Napoleon Bonaparte's friendship with a British girl (Betsy Balcombe) during his imprisonment.

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* FrenchJerk: Ultimatly averted. When compared to most of entertainment and pop culture, this sterotype is not imposed at all. Lampshaded when Napoleon Bonaparte tells the British girl that he is not a monster.

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* ThickerThanWater: Defied. The Emperor of Austria, Napoleon's own father-in-law, declares war on him after his defeat in Russia. Napoleon does point this out, but his representative states that the wellbeing of Austria is more important to him than family.


* TheGoodKing: Napoleon Bonaparte is this as the Emperor of the French. King Louis XVI is also hinted as not being as bad as the Jacobin propaganda imposed against him.

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* TheGoodKing: Napoleon Bonaparte is this as the Emperor of the French. King Louis XVI is also hinted as not being as bad as the Jacobin propaganda imposed against him. His brother Louis XVIII, [[UpperClassTwit not so much]].


* RaisedCatholic: Most of the main characters are French Catholics. Marie Louise is a devout Austro-Hungarian Catholic.

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* RaisedCatholic: Most of the main characters are French Catholics. Marie Louise is a devout Austro-Hungarian Austrian Catholic.


* TheGoldenAge: The Napoleonic era was the Golden Age of France.

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* TheGoldenAge: GoldenAge: The Napoleonic era was the Golden Age of France.

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* TheGoldenAge: The Napoleonic era was the Golden Age of France.

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* TheEmpire: France is this, ranging from Portugal to the borders of Russia at it's hight of influence.

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* TheGoodKing: Napoleon Bonaparte is this as the Emperor of the French. King Louis XVI is also hinted as not being as bad as the Jacobin propaganda imposed against him.
* TheHighQueen: Josephine and Marie Louise are this as Empresses. Queen Marie Antoinette also qualifys although she is talked about and is not shown.

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** Napoleon Bonaparte was raised Catholic and despite his temporary excommunication, reconciled with the Catholic Church on his deathbed in RealLife.

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* DoomedMoralVictor: Napoleon Bonaparte, Josephine and Marie Louise are all potrayed this way.


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* TheEmperor: Napoleon Bonaparte is the emperor of the French. TruthInTelevision.

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: The royalists are potrayed this way.


* TheGoodShepard: Pope Pius VII.

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* TheGoodShepard: GoodShepherd: Pope Pius VII.


* GoodShepard: Pope Pius VII.

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* GoodShepard: TheGoodShepard: Pope Pius VII.

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