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The palace of Fontainebleau near Paris served France's monarchy for centuries, but in the wake of the French Revolution lost much of its glory. Napoleon Bonaparte had restored the glory of the palace, turning it into one of the symbols of his empire. After he was deposed he fled there, before later departing for his first period of exile, on the Isle of Elba, in 1814.