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(Biography) the Italian spelling of Bonaparte


(ˈboʊ nəˌpɑrt)

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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They have decided that Buonaparte has burnt his boats, and I believe that we are ready to burn ours.
Prussia has always declared that Buonaparte is invincible, and that all Europe is powerless before him.
Well, Prince, so Genoa and Lucca are now just family estates of the Buonapartes.
In 1803, friends wrote me from Paris that Mademoiselle Georges did not lack for admirers, and that among the crowds of new people, parvenu de la finance, administrators, and this entire, unsavory new breed of people that now reigns in Petersburg, she did not deign to throw her handkerchief to anyone; when, at one soiree, her admirers saw Roustan, cette ame damnee, ce valet de cet autre valet qui s'appele Buonaparte at the new goddess's door.
All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.
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.
In 1998, Iain Fenlon and James Haar identified the binding as Roman (which did not discount the manuscript's provenance as Florentine), and two years ago Joshua Drake identified Jacopo Buonaparte as its likely first owner.
Itineraire de Buonaparte, depuis son depart de Doulevent, le 28 mars [1814], jusqu'a son embarquement a Frejus, dans la nuit du 28 au 29 le 28 avril; avec quelques details sur ses derniers moments a Fontainebleau, et sur sa nouvelle existence a Porto-Ferrajo; pour servir de suite a Regence a Blois.
That's because the year after France became master of Corsica a child was born to Carlo and Letizia Ramolino Buonaparte.