Pauline Bonaparte

1780 - 1825

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Paula Maria Bonaparte Leclerc Borghese (French: Pauline Marie Bonaparte; 20 October 1780 – 9 June 1825), better known as Pauline Bonaparte, was an imperial French princess, the first sovereign Duchess of Guastalla, and the princess consort of Sulmona and Rossano. She was the sixth child of Letizia Ramolino and Carlo Buonaparte, Corsica's representative to the court of King Louis XVI of France. Her elder brother, Napoleon, was the first emperor of the French. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pauline Bonaparte has received more than 560,518 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Pauline Bonaparte is the 1,177th most popular politician (up from 1,422nd in 2019), the 424th most popular biography from France (up from 519th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular French Politician.

Pauline Bonaparte is most famous for being the sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. She was married to Jérôme Bonaparte and was the mother of Napoleon III.

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Among politicians, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 1,177 out of 19,576Before her are Al-Mu'tasim, Basil I, Alauddin Khalji, Frederick II of Denmark, Alfredo Stroessner, and Hua Guofeng. After her are Ghazan, Fuxi, Chun Doo-hwan, Michel Aoun, Jiaqing Emperor, and Ladislaus I of Hungary.

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Among people born in 1780, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 3Before her are Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, and Carl von Clausewitz. After her are Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, Miloš Obrenović, Jules de Polignac, Charles Nodier, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, Ranjit Singh, Jernej Kopitar, Sacagawea, and Mary Somerville. Among people deceased in 1825, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 8Before her are Jacques-Louis David, Antonio Salieri, Henri de Saint-Simon, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, and Eli Whitney. After her are Jean Paul, Henry Fuseli, Dmitry Bortniansky, Laskarina Bouboulina, Vivant Denon, and Bernard Germain de Lacépède.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 424 out of 6,770Before her are Pytheas (-380), Nicolas Malebranche (1638), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), Fernand Léger (1881), Émilie du Châtelet (1706), and Marc Bloch (1886). After her are Pierre Gassendi (1592), Giambologna (1529), Eugène François Vidocq (1775), Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908), Alfred Binet (1857), and Jean Dubuffet (1901).


Among politicians born in France, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 103Before her are Camille Desmoulins (1760), Robert I of France (860), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Louis, Duke of Burgundy (1682), and Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856). After her are Jean Monnet (1888), Albert Lebrun (1871), Joan I of Navarre (1273), Elisabeth of France (1602), Louis III of France (863), and Henri, Count of Chambord (1820).