# A black hat worn by Napoleon Bonaparte when he ruled the French empire in the 19th Century has been sold for 38.63-million-rand at auction in Paris. Osenat auction house says the hat is one of 20 remaining out of 120 the French military commander is believed to have owned in his lifetime. The person who bought the hat wanted to remain anonymous. This all comes as Ridley Scott’s Napoleon biopic starring Joaquin Phoenix is set to be released this month.
One of Napoleon’s signature hats sells for over R38 million at auction