Napoléon Charles Bonaparte

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For the later French army officer and Prince of Canino, see Napoléon Charles Bonaparte, 5th Prince of Canino.
Napoléon Charles Bonaparte
Prince Royal of Holland; Prince Français
Napoléon Bonaparte, Prince Royal of Holland.jpg
Portrait of Napoleon Charles Bonaparte.
Full name
Napoléon Louis Charles Bonaparte
House House of Bonaparte
Father Louis I of Holland
Mother Hortense de Beauharnais
Born 10 October 1802
Paris, France
Died 5 May 1807(1807-05-05) (aged 4)
The Hague, Holland
Royal styles of
Napoléon Charles Bonaparte
Blason du Prince Royal de Hollande de 1806 à 1810.svg
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir

Napoléon Louis Charles Bonaparte (10 October 1802 – 5 May 1807) was the eldest son of Louis Bonaparte and Hortense de Beauharnais. His father was Emperor Napoleon I's younger brother; his mother was the daughter of Napoleon's first wife, Josephine de Beauharnais.

Life[edit]

At the time of his birth his uncle was First Consul of France and childless. Napoleon Charles was his eldest nephew and seen as a potential heir, but he died before reaching his fifth birthday on 5 May 1807 of croup.

Napoleon Charles had two brothers: the youngest, Louis Napoleon, eventually became Emperor as Napoleon III in 1852.

Title and styles[edit]

  • 5 June 1806 – 5 May 1807: His Royal Highness the Prince Royal of Holland

Ancestry[edit]

Napoléon Charles Bonaparte
Born: 10 October 1802 Died: 5 May 1807
Dutch royalty
New title Heir to the Dutch throne
as Prince Royal of Holland
5 June 1806 – 5 May 1807
Succeeded by
Napoléon Louis Bonaparte