|Reign||January 16, 1830 - September 6, 1848|
|Coronation||February 17, 1830|
|Spouse||Empress Maria Josepha|
|Napoléon François Joseph Charles Bonaparte|
|House||House of Bonaparte|
|Mother||Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma|
|Born|| March 20, 1811|
|Died|| September 6, 1848|
Napoléon François Joseph Charles Bonaparte(20 March 1811 - 6 September 1848), the son of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French Empire, and his second wife, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma. He was made the Duke of Normandy, which is now the customary title of the heir-apparent to the French Empire . He ascended to the throne after the death of his father on January 16, 1830, although his coronation wasn't until February, which made it customary for the heir-apparent to assume the throne upon the death or abdication of the previous emperor. He lead the Empire to victory in the Prussian Expansion War, and was instrumental in the expansion of industry in France and "associate" and allied states until his death in 1848.
Napoléon François Joseph Charles Bonaparte was born to Napoleon I and his second wife, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, at the Tuileries Palace in Paris in 1811. From birth he was designated the heir-apparent, and given the title of Duke of Normandy, now the official title of the next in line for the French Imperial Throne.
He was educated in Paris, Vienna and Rome, starting at the age of 14. After four years, he was brought back to Paris, and, due to his father's illness, was given limited power in the Empire, mostly over domestic issues, and was instrumental in creating the CCIF, now considered one of the worlds best train networks. But Napoleon I died on January 16, 1830, and his son was named Emperor, and was crowned in Notre Dame Cathedral on February 17, 1830.
After Napoleon II came to the throne, he was confronted with a major crisis in the Irish Sea Incident. He took a hard stance, and asked Michel Ney to come out of retirement to lead the French Army, and he subsequently brought the armed forces into readiness. After the outbreak of the Black Sea War,