025: I Am the King

"La Vie" ("Life"), painted in 1903 by Pablo Picasso.
“La Vie” (“Life”), painted in 1903 by Pablo Picasso.

Pablo Picasso comes to Paris to seek his fortune, during the Paris Exposition of 1900, but also experiences a tragedy. The Olympic Games of 1900 were also held in Paris. Franco-Italian relations become warmer. Instability in Morocco creates an opening for French intervention, provided some sort of understanding can be reached with Britain.

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

Gymnopédies No. 1
Composed in 1888 by Erik Satie. Public domain.
Performed by Accou. Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

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