Napoléon Charles Bonaparte, 5th Prince of Canino

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Napoléon Charles Bonaparte
Prince of Canino and Musignano
Napoleon Karel Gregorius Jacob Filips Bonaparte.jpg
Born (1839-02-05)5 February 1839
Rome, Italy
Died 11 February 1899(1899-02-11) (aged 60)
Spouse Maria Cristina Ruspoli
Issue Princess Zénaïde Bonaparte
Princess Mary, Mrs. Enrico Gotti
Eugénie, Princess of La Moskowa
Full name
Napoléon Charles Grégoire Jacques Philippe Bonaparte
House Bonaparte
Father Charles Lucien Bonaparte
Mother Zénaïde Bonaparte
Coat of Arms

Napoléon Charles Bonaparte, 5th Prince of Canino and Musignano (Napoléon Charles Grégoire Jacques Philippe Bonaparte; 5 February 1839 – 11 February 1899), was born in Rome as the son of Charles Lucien Bonaparte and Zénaïde Laetitia Julie Bonaparte.

Napoléon Charles served in the French Army and saw action during the French intervention in Mexico and the Franco-Prussian War, the latter of which resulted in the downfall of the Second French Empire of his cousin, Emperor Napoléon III.

He was married in Rome on 25 November 1859, to princess Maria Cristina Ruspoli (1842–1907), daughter of Giovanni Nepomucene Ruspoli, 5th Prince of Cerveteri, and they had three daughters:

Napoléon Charles succeeded as 5th Prince of Canino and Musignano on 19 November 1895, following the death of his brother Lucien. His cousin, Roland Bonaparte, succeeded him as the 6th Prince of Canino and Musignano but did not assume the title.

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Napoléon Charles Bonaparte, 5th Prince of Canino
Born: 5 February 1839 Died: 11 February 1899
Titles of nobility
Preceded by
Lucien
Prince of Canino and Musignano
1895–1899
Succeeded by
Roland