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Russian museum to showcase Napoleon`s autographs on his 250th anniversary

Baku, August 14, AZERTAC

Russia`s largest State Historical Museum in Moscow will unveil a unique collection of six autographs by French Emperor Napoleon to mark 250 years since his birth.

The autographs include a decree that was signed by "Buonaparte," his Italian surname. After being crowned emperor, he signed documents with "Napoleon" or simply "N."

The exhibits will be on display for two months starting August 15. Among other valuable items are his weapons, clothes, camp bed and a fragment of a romantic novella he wrote, called Clisson et Eugenie.

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