Joachim, 8th Prince Murat

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Joachim Murat
Prince Murat
Reign 20 July 1944 – present
Born (1944-11-26) 26 November 1944 (age 72)
Spouse Laurence Marie Gabrielle Mouton
(First wife, divorced)
Maria del Pilar Arnao y Cacho
Issue Princess Caroline
Joachim, Prince of Pontecorvo
Prince Laetitia
Princess Élise
Princess Pauline
Father Joachim, 7th Prince Murat
Mother Nicole Véra Claire Hélène Maurice Pastré

Joachim Louis Napoléon Murat, 8th Prince Murat (Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France, 26 November 1944) is a member of the Bonaparte-Murat family.


Being the posthumous and the only son of Joachim, 7th Prince Murat, he married Laurence Marie Gabrielle Mouton on 11 October 1969 in Paris. They have five children:

  • Princess Caroline Laetizia Victoire Alix Murat (born 31 October 1971, Neuilly-sur-Seine).
  • Prince Joachim Charles Napoléon Murat, Prince of Pontecorvo (born 3 May 1973, in Neuilly-sur-Seine) – heir presumptive to his father.
  • Princess Laetitia Caroline Marie Pierre Murat (born 27 August 1975, Neuilly-sur-Seine).
  • Princess Élise Marie Annonciade Murat (born 16 February 1977, Neuilly-sur-Seine) – twin with Princess Pauline.
  • Princess Pauline Béatrice Marie Murat (born 16 February 1977, Neuilly-sur-Seine) – twin with Princess Élise.



French nobility
of the First French Empire
Title last held by
Joachim, 7th Prince Murat
Prince Murat