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Bo·na·parte

 (bō′nə-pärt′)
Corsican family, all brothers of Napoleon I, including Joseph (1768-1844), king of Naples (1806-1808) and Spain (1808-1813); Lucien (1775-1840), who disapproved of Napoleon's policies; Louis (1778-1846), who was king of Holland (1806-1810) and fought with Napoleon in Italy (1796-1797) and Egypt (1798-1799); and Jérôme (1784-1860), who was king of Westphalia (1807-1813), fought at Waterloo (1815), became marshal of France (1850), and was president of the senate under Napoleon III.

Bonaparte

(ˈbəʊnəˌpɑːt; French bɔnapart)
n
1. (Biography) See Napoleon I
2. (Biography) Jérôme (ʒerom), brother of Napoleon I. 1784–1860, king of Westphalia (1807–13)
3. (Biography) Joseph (ʒozɛf), brother of Napoleon I. 1768–1844, king of Naples (1806–08) and of Spain (1808–13)
4. (Biography) Louis (lwi), brother of Napoleon I. 1778–1846, king of Holland (1806–10)
5. (Biography) Lucien (lysjɛ̃), brother of Napoleon I. 1775–1840, prince of Canino

Bo•na•parte

(ˈboʊ nəˌpɑrt)

n.
1. Charles Louis Napoléon, Napoleon III.
2. François Charles Joseph, Napoleon II.
3. Jérôme, 1784–1860, king of Westphalia 1807 (brother of Napoleon I).
4. Joseph, 1768–1844, king of Naples 1806–08; king of Spain 1808–13 (brother of Napoleon I).
5. Louis, 1778–1846, king of Holland 1806–10 (brother of Napoleon I).
6. Lucien, 1775–1840, prince of Canino, a principality in Italy (brother of Napoleon I).
7. Napoléon, Napoleon I.
Italian, Buonaparte.
Bo`na•par′te•an, adj.
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Both territories were Spanish and therefore Bonaparte family properties.
Dad Alfonso came to Scotland from Italy, and one of his ancestors, Giovanni Buonaparte, founded the Bonaparte family after settling on Napoleon's home island of Corsica.
It is said that while incarcerated this celebrated but unknown prisoner, in a liaison with one of the locals, had a son who later went to Corsica and founded the Bonaparte family of Napoleon fame.