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Louis Bonaparte (1778-1846)

King of Holland

Arms of Louis Bonaparte (1778-1846)

Born Luigi Buonaparte on September 2nd, 1778 in Ajaccio , Corsica.

Younger brother of Joseph Bonaparte, Emperor Napoleon I of France, Lucien Bonaparte and Elisa Bonaparte.

King of Holland as Koning Lodewijk I from 1806 to 1810.

Father of Charles Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (1808-1873), Emperor Napoleon III of France from 1852 to 1870.

He died on July 25, 1846 in Livorno, Tuscany, Italy, and was buried  in the Saint-Leu-La-Forêt's Church.

Main portrait

"Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland", by Jean-Baptiste Joseph Wicar (Lille 1762 - Rome 1834).

Other portraits

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"Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland", by Charles Howard Hodges (1764 - 1837).
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"Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland, with his son Louis Napoleon" (detail), by Jean-Baptiste Wicar.
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