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Hat Allegedly Worn By Napoleon at Waterloo Sells For Over $400K

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A hat said to be worn by Napoleon Bonaparte sold for more than $400,000. The De Baecque auction house in Lyon, France told CNN the buyer is a European collector. The hat is believed to have been worn at the Battle of Waterloo. Napoleon had about 120 two-cornered military dress hats, of which only 19 remain. Napoleon declared himself France's emperor in 1804 and made a lasting impact on the country , After his defeat at Waterloo in 1815, he was exiled to the remote island of St. Helena, where he died in 1821.

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