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Carlo Buonaparte

1746 - 1785

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Carlo Maria Buonaparte or Charles-Marie Bonaparte (27 March 1746 – 24 February 1785) was a Corsican lawyer and diplomat, best known as the father of Napoleon Bonaparte and grandfather of Napoleon III. Buonaparte served briefly as a personal assistant to revolutionary leader Pasquale Paoli, fighting with the Corsican forces during the French conquest of Corsica. With the island conquered and the resistance defeated, Buonaparte eventually rose to become Corsica's representative to the court of Louis XVI. Twenty years after his death, his second surviving son, Napoleon, became Emperor of the French. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Buonaparte has received more than 845,658 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Carlo Buonaparte is the 6th most popular lawyer (down from 4th in 2019), the 319th most popular biography from France (up from 357th in 2019) and the most popular French Lawyer.

Carlo Buonaparte is most famous for being the father of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Among lawyers, Carlo Buonaparte ranks 6 out of 68Before him are Hugo Grotius, Al-Shafi‘i, Charles Albert Gobat, Ulpian, and J. Edgar Hoover. After him are Gaius, Louis Renault, Henri La Fontaine, Al-Nawawi, Aemilius Papinianus, and Tobias Asser.

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Among people born in 1746, Carlo Buonaparte ranks 4Before him are Francisco Goya, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, and Tadeusz Kościuszko. After him are Gustav III of Sweden, Gaspard Monge, Giuseppe Piazzi, Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Maurice Benyovszky, William Jones, Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, and Giovanni Battista Venturi. Among people deceased in 1785, Carlo Buonaparte ranks 1After him are Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Baldassare Galuppi, Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, Gabriel Bonnot de Mably, Pietro Longhi, Luis of Spain, Count of Chinchón, Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, and Frederick August I, Duke of Oldenburg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Carlo Buonaparte ranks 319 out of 6,011Before him are Fernand Braudel (1902), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748), Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908), Françoise Sagan (1935), and Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805). After him are Guillaume de Machaut (1300), Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707), Sophie Germain (1776), Paul Valéry (1871), Antonin Artaud (1896), and Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749).

Among LAWYERS In France

Among lawyers born in France, Carlo Buonaparte ranks 1After him are Louis Renault (1843).