2nd December 1804: Napoleon crowns himself Emperor of the French
Emperor of the French.
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Emperor Palpatine in France
Emperor of the French was the title used by the House of Bonaparte starting when Napoleon Bonaparte was given the title of Emperor on 18 May 1804 by the French Senate and was crowned emperor of the French on 2 December 1804 at the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, in Paris, with the Crown of Napoleon.