Who became president of the French Republic in December 1848? Maximilien Robespierre Sun Yat-sen Friedrich Engels Louis Napoleon Bonaparte
The man who became president of France in December 1848 was Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte.He was 40 years old when he won the election. . He was a small reserved, enigmatic man with chestnut hair , brown beard and a pointed moustache.He won one of the most remarkable victories in French History, though he had never held public office or distinguished himself in any worthwhile capacity. The nostalgic vote which carried him to power looked back to the greatness of France under his uncle, Napoleon I, whose name he carried and whose heir he claimed to be.