Joachim, 4th Prince Murat
|Tenure||10 April 1878 – 23 October 1901|
|Born||21 June 1834|
|Died||23 October 1901(aged 67)|
|Spouse||Malcy Louise Caroline Berthier de Wagram
|Issue||2 daughters and Joachim, 5th Prince Murat|
|Mother||Caroline Georgina Fraser|
Joachim Joseph Napoléon Murat, 4th Prince Murat (21 June 1834 in Bordentown, New Jersey, USA – 23 October 1901 in Château de Chambly, Chambly, Oise, France) was a Major-General in the French Army and a member of the Bonaparte-Murat family.
Joachim Joseph was born at Bordertown, New Jersey, as the eldest son of Prince Napoleon Lucien Charles Murat, 2nd Prince of Pontecorvo and 3rd Prince Murat, the second son of Joachim Murat, King of Naples, who married Napoleon's sister, Caroline Bonaparte. His mother was Caroline Georgina Fraser (Charleston, South Carolina, 13 April 1810 – Paris, 10 February 1879), daughter of Thomas Fraser. He had four other siblings.
In 1854 he married at the Tuileries Palace Malcy Louise Caroline Berthier de Wagram (Paris,22 June 1832 – Paris, 17 May 1884), daughter of Napoléon Berthier de Wagram, 2nd Duc de Wagram (10 September 1810 – 10 February 1887, son of Marshal Berthier) and wife Zénaïde Françoise Clary (Paris, 25 November 1812 – Paris, 27 April 1884, niece of Désirée Clary and Julie Clary), and had issue (two daughters and one son, the 5th Prince Murat), and secondly in Paris, 7 November 1894 Lady Lydia Hervey (Kemptown, Sussex, 15 August 1841 – Château Chaâlis, 25 September 1901), without issue.
After the fall of Napoleon III he retired to a private life but was able to maintain the title of General and Prince. He spent the rest of his life at his family's castle in Chambly where he died in 1901.
|Ancestors of Joachim, 4th Prince Murat|
- "Prince Murat is dead" (pdf). New York Times. 24 October 1901. Retrieved 5 May 2008.
of the First French Empire
|Prince of Pontecorvo
Joachim Napoléon Murat