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Synonyms for Bonaparte

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

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It is said that while incarcerated this celebrated but unknown prisoner, in a liaison with one of the locals, had a son who later went to Corsica and founded the Bonaparte family of Napoleon fame.
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.
(7) The branch of the Bonaparte family descended from Napoleon's brother Lucien was called the "cellar rats" (114).
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.