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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.