Louis Bonaparte: “I am Rabbit of Holland”

Sadly, Louis Napoleon Bonaparte isn’t only famous for being the younger brother of emperor Napoleon, but also for his exclamation Iek ben Konijn van Olland (literally, I am Rabbit of Holland) in poor Dutch, when he was actually trying to say King of Holland.

The king was devoted to the Dutch people and tried to master their language; they liked him so much that they dubbed him “Louis the Good”.

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