This bronze bottle opener from Poland features a relief image Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte on one side and monument images of the cities he conquered with the words "Souvenir of Paris" on the top on the other side.
Measures 2.0" Wide x 3.2" Tall
As a military and political leader of France, Napoléon actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century. After crowning himself the French Emperor in 1804, he directed his armies against every major European power dominating Europe in a series of victories. He this formed extensive alliances maintaining France's sphere of influence. His campaigns are still studied in military academies throughout the world and he is well remembered for the creation of the Napoleonic code, the administrative and judicial foundations for most of Western Europe.