Napoleon II

1811 - 1832

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Napoleon II (Napoléon François Joseph Charles Bonaparte; 20 March 1811 – 22 July 1832) was disputed Emperor of the French for a few weeks in 1815. The son of Emperor Napoleon I and Empress Marie Louise, he had been Prince Imperial of France and King of Rome since birth. After the fall of his father, he lived the rest of his life in Vienna and was known in the Austrian court as Franz, Duke of Reichstadt for his adult life (from the German version of his second given name, along with a title he was granted by the Austrian emperor in 1818). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Napoleon II has received more than 2,153,160 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Napoleon II is the 209th most popular politician (down from 141st in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from France (down from 63rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular French Politician.

Napoleon II was the son of Napoleon I and his second wife, Marie Louise. He was born in 1811 and died in 1832. He was King of Rome from 1811 to 1814, and then King of the French from 1814 to 1824.

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Among politicians, Napoleon II ranks 209 out of 15,710Before him are Slobodan Milošević, Henry VII of England, Catherine I of Russia, Rudolf Hess, Akbar, and Charles X of France. After him are Emperor Meiji, William the Silent, Empress Dowager Cixi, James VI and I, Scipio Africanus, and Thutmose III.

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Among people born in 1811, Napoleon II ranks 2Before him is Franz Liszt. After him are Évariste Galois, Théophile Gautier, Isaac Singer, Urbain Le Verrier, William Makepeace Thackeray, Maximilian II of Bavaria, Robert Bunsen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louis Blanc, and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Among people deceased in 1832, Napoleon II ranks 2Before him is Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. After him are Jeremy Bentham, Jean-François Champollion, Évariste Galois, Walter Scott, Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, Georges Cuvier, Jean-Baptiste Say, Muzio Clementi, Rasmus Rask, and Friedrich Kuhlau.

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Among people born in France, Napoleon II ranks 96 out of 5,234Before him are Louis IX of France (1214), Gustave Courbet (1819), Peter Abelard (1079), Nicolas Poussin (1594), Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), and Charles X of France (1757). After him are Louis XVIII of France (1755), André Gide (1869), Rudolf Diesel (1858), Bernard of Clairvaux (1090), Charles IX of France (1550), and Philip II of France (1165).


Among politicians born in France, Napoleon II ranks 24Before him are Maximilien Robespierre (1758), Henry II of France (1519), Louis Philippe I (1773), Francis II of France (1544), Louis IX of France (1214), and Charles X of France (1757). After him are Louis XVIII of France (1755), Charles IX of France (1550), Philip II of France (1165), Louis XII of France (1462), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), and Charles VII of France (1403).