France to hold landmark Napoleon auction

Historic items belonging to Napoleon Bonaparte, including clothes and a lock of his hair will go under the hammer.

    France will hold something of a landmark auction this weekend, when Napoleon Bonaparte's belongings go under the hammer.

    Items include the shirt that the French emperor wore on his death bed and even a lock of his hair.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from Fontainebleau.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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