posted on Dec, 7 2004 @ 08:38 PM
Several exhibitions devoted to his memory have opened around Paris: at the Louvre, the Jacquemart museum and at Les Invalides, where he is buried. Yet
there are no official celebrations because, even two centuries on, few in France know how to treat his legacy.
Should he be remembered as a military genius and great French leader who laid the foundations of modern Europe?
Or was he a tyrant and mass murderer, who killed millions during his campaigns of conquest?
The lock of black hair, which is contained in an envelope, together with a number of letters, is expected to fetch between £2,000 and £3,000.
It is believed the lock is one of several which were cut off when he died and given to his most ardent admirers.
Today trascripts of him written in poor french while he was in exile after the waterloo war,too went to most likely Swizterland or France for a large
sum not yet disclosed...He is still considered a military genius of his time even though some criticts might have accused him to be a murderous