Bonaparte

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Synonyms for Bonaparte

French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)

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Pauline Bonaparte was Napoleon I's younger sister and she achieved fame in her lifetime for three principal reasons: she was a nymphomaniac; she posed virtually in the nude for Canova's famous recumbent statue (now in the Museo Borgh-ese in Rome); and, finally, she alone of the Bonaparte family was loyal to her brother after his fall, loyal enough to sell possessions in order to help him during his time on Elba.
The latter had been appointed British ambassador to the court of Louis XVIII and had taken over one of the Bonaparte family homes as his embassy.
Her maternal grandfather was an expert on law who handled the interests of the Bonaparte family in Italy.
The Polar Star diamond can be traced back to the Bonaparte family from whom it was purchased by a Russian princess from the Youssoupov family.