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List of the members of the House of Bonaparte, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the House of Bonaparte, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the House of Bonaparte, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The House of Bonaparte has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the House of Bonaparte.

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Napoleon Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Members of the House Of Bonaparte
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Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and its associated wars. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 until 1814, and again in 1815. Napoleon dominated European affairs for nearly two decades while leading France against a series of coalitions in the Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He won the large majority of his 60 major battles and seized control of most of continental Europe before his ultimate defeat in 1815. One of the greatest commanders in history, his campaigns are studied at military schools worldwide and he remains one of the most celebrated and controversial political figures in ...more

Age: Died at 52 (1769-1821)

Birthplace: Ajaccio, France

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Napoleon II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Members of the House Of Bonaparte
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Napoléon François Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Prince Imperial, King of Rome, Prince of Parma, of Placentia, and of Guastalla, known as Franz, Duke of Reichstadt from 1818 onward, was the son of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, and his second wife, Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria. By Title III, article 9 of the French Constitution of the time, he was Prince Imperial, but he was also known from birth as the King of Rome, which Napoleon I declared was the courtesy title of the heir apparent. His nickname of L'Aiglon was awarded posthumously and was popularized by the Edmond Rostand play, L'Aiglon. When Napoleon I abdicated on 4 April 1814, he named his son as Emperor. However, the coalition ...more

Age: Died at 21 (1811-1832)

Birthplace: Tuileries Palace, Paris, France

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Joséphine de Beauharnais is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Members of the House Of Bonaparte
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Joséphine de Beauharnais


Joséphine de Beauharnais was the first wife of Napoleon I, and thus the first Empress of the French. Her first husband Alexandre de Beauharnais was guillotined during the Reign of Terror, and she was imprisoned in the Carmes prison until her release five days after Alexandre's execution. Through her daughter, Hortense, she was the maternal grandmother of Napoléon III. Through her son, Eugène, she was the great-grandmother of later Swedish and Danish kings and queens. The reigning houses of Belgium, Norway and Luxembourg also descend from her. She did not bear Napoleon any children; as a result, he divorced her in 1810 to marry Marie Louise of Austria. Joséphine was the recipient of numerous ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1763-1814)

Birthplace: Les Trois-Îlets^! Martinique, Martinique

Charles Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Members of the House Of Bonaparte
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Charles Joseph Bonaparte was an American lawyer and political activist for progressive and liberal causes. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland. he served in the cabinet of the 26th U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt. Bonaparte was the U.S. Secretary of the Navy and later the U.S. Attorney General. During his tenure as the attorney general, he created the Bureau of Investigation which later grew and expanded by the 1920s under the director J. Edgar Hoover, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, of which it was renamed as such in 1935. He was of Corsican ancestry, and a great-nephew of Emperor Napoleon. Bonaparte was one of the founders, and for a time the president, of the National Municipal ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1851-1921)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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