Louis Bonaparte

1778 - 1846

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Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (born Luigi Buonaparte; 2 September 1778 – 25 July 1846) was a younger brother of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French. He was a monarch in his own right from 1806 to 1810, ruling over the Kingdom of Holland (a French client state roughly corresponding to the current Netherlands). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Bonaparte has received more than 901,004 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Louis Bonaparte is the 410th most popular politician (down from 380th in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from France (up from 176th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Politician.

Louis Bonaparte was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. He became the president of France in 1848 and ruled as a dictator until he was overthrown in 1851.

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Among politicians, Louis Bonaparte ranks 410 out of 15,577Before him are Caesarion, Louis X of France, Stephen I of Hungary, Servius Tullius, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and Charles III of Spain. After him are Louis VIII of France, George III of the United Kingdom, Baibars, Yongle Emperor, Oleg of Novgorod, and José Mujica.

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Among people born in 1778, Louis Bonaparte ranks 1After him are Marie Thérèse of France, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, Humphry Davy, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, José de San Martín, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Fernando Sor, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, Bernardo O'Higgins, and Clemens Brentano. Among people deceased in 1846, Louis Bonaparte ranks 2Before him is Pope Gregory XVI. After him are Emperor Ninkō, Friedrich Bessel, Friedrich List, Francis IV, Duke of Modena, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, Andrew Kim Taegon, Rodolphe Töpffer, Otto von Kotzebue, Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg, and Jean-Gaspard Deburau.

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Among people born in France, Louis Bonaparte ranks 174 out of 6,011Before him are Pope Gregory XI (1370), Philip VI of France (1293), Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683), Jeanne Calment (1875), Louis X of France (1289), and Henry Cavendish (1731). After him are Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Louis VIII of France (1187), Pope John XXII (1244), Pope Urban V (1310), François Viète (1540), and Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663).


Among politicians born in France, Louis Bonaparte ranks 47Before him are Charles V of France (1338), Charles IX of France (1550), Francis II of France (1544), Henry II of England (1133), Philip VI of France (1293), and Louis X of France (1289). After him are Louis VIII of France (1187), Louis VII of France (1120), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Georges Pompidou (1911), Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113), and Richard II of England (1367).