Pauline Bonaparte

1780 - 1825

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Pauline Bonaparte (20 October 1780 – 9 June 1825) was the first sovereign Duchess of Guastalla in Italy, an imperial French princess 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 392,212 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Pauline Bonaparte is the 1,489th most popular politician (down from 1,432nd in 2019), the 564th most popular biography from France (down from 523rd in 2019) and the 131st 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 1,489 out of 15,710Before her are Gyeongjong of Joseon, Ferenc Szálasi, Kim Jong-un, Marcus Furius Camillus, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, and Abaqa Khan. After her are Walter Schellenberg, Václav Klaus, Gyges of Lydia, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Giulio Andreotti, and Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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Among people born in 1780, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 4Before her are Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Carl von Clausewitz, and Mary Somerville. After her are Miloš Obrenović, Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, Pierre-Jean de Béranger, Sacagawea, Charles Nodier, Jules de Polignac, Jernej Kopitar, and Karl Nesselrode. Among people deceased in 1825, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 9Before her are Antonio Salieri, Henri de Saint-Simon, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Henry Fuseli, and Jean Paul. After her are Laskarina Bouboulina, Dmitry Bortniansky, Vivant Denon, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, and Eli Whitney.

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Among people born in France, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 564 out of 5,234Before her are Paul Dukas (1865), Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725), Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), Jules Michelet (1798), and Joseph Joffre (1852). After her are René of Anjou (1409), Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Ansgar (801), Léon Blum (1872), and George Steiner (1929).


Among politicians born in France, Pauline Bonaparte ranks 131Before her are Mary of Guise (1515), William II of England (1056), Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France (1781), Louis, Prince of Condé (1530), Charles II of Navarre (1332), and Carloman I (751). After her are René of Anjou (1409), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Léon Blum (1872), Childebert I (497), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), and Joan II of Navarre (1311).