Pedigree of the Napoleonic family with historical notes

Napoleon was born 1769 and baptized according to Corsican custom 1771 came from the patrician family Buonaparte in Sarzana, since there 1529 detectable.

He was the second son of Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino, came from this marriage 13 children together, of which 5 Children died in infancy.

The family belonged to the Corsican gentry and had since the early 16. Century to the present island. Bonaparte was 1804 crowned Emperor.


Genealogy of the Bonaparte family in Treviso
Genealogy of the Bonaparte family in Florence and San-in Chuo
Genealogy of the Bonaparte family in Corsica (See Figure)


Guenther, Johann: Stammbaum der Napoleonischen Familie mit den wichtigen historischen Notizen, Jena: Mauke 1840 (Download the ULB Düsseldorf)

Other literature:

West, Theodore: Napoleon's court and field, Berlin: Bag, 1847 (The story of Napoleon, his brothers and the chapter on Josephine and Mary Louise)

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