Joachim, 7th Prince Murat
|Tenure||11 May 1938 – 20 July 1944|
|Predecessor||Joachim, 6th Prince Murat|
|Successor||Joachim, 8th Prince Murat|
16 January 1920|
20 July 1944
Croix de Guerre avec Palme (War Cross with Palm)Légion d’Honneur (posthumous)
|Spouse||Nicole Véra Claire Hélène Maurice Pastré|
|Issue||Princess Caroline Murat
Princess Malcy Murat
Joachim Murat, 8th Prince Murat
Joachim Murat, 7th Prince Murat (January 16, 1920 in Neuilly, Île-de-France, France – July 20, 1944 in La Gabrière Lingé, Indre), was a member of the Bonaparte-Murat family. He was killed in World War II.
On August 18, 1940, he married in Marseille Nicole Véra Claire Hélène Maurice Pastré (1921-1992), the daughter of Countess Lily Pastré, a philanthropist who founded the Aix-en-Provence Festival in 1948, and Count Jean Pastré, a polo player who played polo at the 1924 Summer Olympics.
They had three children:
- Princess Caroline Murat (b. 1941) : Married in 1962 to Count Yves de Parcevaux,(b. 1936) and divorced. Married in 1967 to Miklós Klobusiczky de Klobusicz et Zétény (b. 1946), son of Elemér Klobusiczky de Klobusicz et Zétény and Countess Julia Apponyi de Nagyappony. Children:
- Count Amaury de Parcevaux (b. 1963).
- Patricia Klobusiczky (b. 1968).
- Arielle Klobusiczky (b. 1971).
- Princess Malcy Murat (1942-1990).
- Joachim Murat, 8th Prince Murat (b. 1944).
General Weygand said of him: "A young officer distinguished by his zealousness and courage, a true leader of men."
|Ancestors of Joachim, 7th Prince Murat|
of the First French Empire
Joachim, 6th Prince Murat
|Prince of Pontecorvo
Title next held byJoachim, Prince of Pontecorvo
Title next held byJoachim, 8th Prince Murat