Badinguet is a satirical nickname given to the emperor Napoleon III.
OriginsIn 1840, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte had tried an unloading with Boulogne-sur-Mer, with the head of around fifty of entreated, to reverse Louis-Philippe. Decree, it had been imprisoned with the Forteresse of Ham, in the Somme. The May 25th 1846 it escaped some by borrowing clothing and papers from a painter who, according to some, was called Badinguet. Others claim that this nickname comes to him from a cartoon of Paul Gavarni, without relationship with the Emperor, published in the satirical newspaper the Hullabaloo, and captioned " Eugenie, the woman with Badinguet". As the Empress was called Eugenie, the jokers made a bringing together which was not in the intentions of the draftsman.
At all events, the nickname of Badinguet remained to him. One finds it in the correspondence of Gustave Flaubert, or in the brothers Goncourt.
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