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Emperor Napoléon I (of France) Bonaparte[1]

Male 1769 - 1821  (51 years)


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  • Name Napoléon I (of France) Bonaparte 
    Prefix Emperor 
    Born 15 Aug 1769  Ajaccio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 1821  Longwood, St.Helena Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 15 Dec 1840  (3 April 1861) Les Invalides (Hôtel National Des Invalides) Paris Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I86780  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2013 

    Father Nobile Carlo Maria Buonaparte,   b. 27 Mar 1746, Ajaccio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1785, Montpellier Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Maria Letizia Ramolino,   b. 24 Aug 1750, Ajaccio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1836, Rome Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F38636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 (See .... Emperor of The French) Napoléon 
    Married
    • 1 _MSTAT Other
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F38628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleonore Denuelle De La Plaigne,   b. 1787,   d. 1868  (Age 81 years) 
    Married
    • 1 _MSTAT Friends
    Children 
     1. Charles Comte Leon,   b. 1806,   d. 1881  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F38629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Maria Countessa Laczynska,   b. 1786,   d. 1817  (Age 31 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alexandre Colonna-Walewski,   b. 4 May 1810, Walewice Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1868, Strasbourg Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F38631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 'joséphine' Mariejosephrosetascher De La Pagerie,   b. 24 Jun 1763, Trois-Ilets, Martinique Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1814, Rueil-Malmaison Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1796  Paris (30.10.1804, Palais DE Tuileries) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F38635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Marie Loiuse Leopoldine F Archduchess of Austria,   b. 7 Dec 1791, Vienna Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1847, Vienna Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1810  Louvre Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Emperor Napoléon II François Joseph Charles (of The French) Bonaparte,   b. 20 Mar 1811, Château Des Tuileries Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1832, Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F38617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Napoleonic Guide
      "The Napoleonic Guide is the perfect reference source for everything youneed to know about the life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte. It has morethan 1600 pages of information covering all aspects of the greatest erain world history."
      http://www.napoleonguide.com
      Includes:
      Napoleon Bonaparte
      Career, Portraits, Quotes, Family, Loves, Letters, Plots, Murdered?, HiswillPlaces

      Era of Napoleon
      Powers, Opponents, Coalitions, Allies, People, Timelines, Key sites,Shrapnel

      Warfare
      Campaigns, Battles, Armies, Generals, Marshals, Winners, Glossary,Medical, Weapons, 1812 War, Uniforms, Battlefields.

      War at Sea
      Naval War, Heroes, Artworks, Signals, Nelson, Trafalgar

      Maps
      Key Maps, Peninsula, Animated, 1796/1800, 1809, Russia,

      French Revolution
      Revolution, Guillotine, Posters, People

      Art, Film, Games
      Education, Goya, Sharpe. Hornblower, Books, Movies, VDs Music, Wargames,Images, Cartoons, Caricatures

      In 1840 the former emperor's body was returned to France and, after astate funeral, was laid to rest. The funeral procession moved from theArc de Triomphe down the Champs-Elysées, across the Place de la Concordeto the Esplanade and then to St Jerome's Chapel where his body lay untilhis final tomb was completed in 1861.

      "The most significant event in the history of Les Invalides however, isunquestionably the return of the body of Napoléon in 1840. After sevenyears of negotiation with the British government, Louis-Philippe, King ofFrance, obtained permission to repatriate the Emperor's remains from St.Helena. On 8 October 1840 - 19 years after the death of the Emperor - thecoffin was exhumed and opened for two minutes before transport to Franceaboard the frigate La Belle Poule. Those present claim that the bodyremained in a state of perfect preservation.

      After arriving at Le Havre, it was brought up the Seine and landed atParis at Courbevoie. On 15 December 1840 a state funeral was held, anddespite a winter snowstorm, the hearse proceeded from the Arc de Triomphedown the Champs-Elysées, across the Place de la Concorde to the Esplanadeand finally to the cupola in St Jerome's Chapel until the tomb - designedby Visconti - was completed. On 3 April 1861 Napoléon I came to his finalrest in the crypt under de dome."
      http://www.paris.org/Musees/Invalides/

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.