Bonaparte

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

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"Your success depends upon yourself; you can have a palace, also," said Bonaparte, watching his compatriot with a keen eye.
He continued: "I bought my 45s by Swindon band XTC in Bonapartes because I couldn't find them in Derek's, HMV or Woolworths.
Post-punk singer and actress Toyah Willcox and her band members paid a visit to the Bonaparte Records shop in Phoenix Court, Guildford, prior to playing a gig at theCivic Hall later that night, on May 29 1980.
SIR - Rachel Banner ("Beware the Bay Bonapartes if powers struggle results in a Yes", Feb 19) gives not a single reason to vote No in the referendum .
She appears more concerned about the power of the "Bay Bonapartes" than the "UK National Nelsons" turning their blind eye towards Wales, and seems happier to have power concentrated in London under a Conservative-led coalition than in Wales under a Labour led one.
As this engrossing biography makes clear, Pauline shared not only the Bonapartes' vices, but also their virtues.
Immortalised as the reclining Venus in Canova's sculpture, Pauline Bonaparte has always been famous for her beauty and her hectic love life.
The Bonapartes: The History of a Dynasty is not only about Napoleon I, though nearly half of it is.
Insofar as it has a thesis, The Bonapartes. The History of a Dynasty claims that the Bonapartes constituted France's "Fourth Dynasty" and that the family was disproportionately influential.
While Canova served the Bonapartes they had sold and looted the works of art that he prized above all: even the Borghese Gladiator eventually followed the Vatican and Capitoline masterpieces to Napoleon's triumphalist new Louvre.
Years later, as one of the most famous sculptors in Europe, he accepted Prince Camillo Borghese's commission to make a portrait of his wife, Napoleon's sister, which would become another of the villa's great masterpieces, one of several that made him effectively court sculptor to the Bonaparte dynasty.
London's Evening Standard also claimed they had put an incompetent chef to work in Bonapartes restaurant to make things look worse.
BONAPARTES CASINO is backing seven races at Sheffield tonight as part of a new sponsorship commitment with the Owlerton venue-a sister company.
Sue Ray's business Bonapartes appeared in the Scot's Kitchen Nightmares TV series in 2004.