Letizia Ramolino

Maria Letizia Buonaparte, née Ramolino[1] or Marie Lætitia Bonaparte (24 August 1750 – 2 Februar 1836), and referred tae as "Madame Mère de L'Empereur" ("Madame Mither o the Emperor"), was an Italian noblewoman. She wis the mither o Napoleon I o France.

Letizia Ramolino
Madame, Mither o His Imperial Majesty The Emperor
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Letizia Ramolino bi Robert Lefèvre, 1813.
Born24 August 1750
Ajaccio, Corsica, Genoa
Dee'd2 Februar 1836(1836-02-02) (aged 85)
Rome, Papal States
BuirialImperial Chapel, Ajaccio, France
SpouseCarlo Buonaparte (m. 1764; d. 1785)
IssueJoseph, Keeng o Spain
Napoleon I, Emperor o the French
Lucien, 1st Prince o Canino an Musignano
Elisa, Grand Duchess o Tuscany
Louis I, Keeng o Holland
Pauline, Princess an Duchess o Guastalla
Caroline, Queen o Naples
Jérôme, Keeng o Westphalie
Full name
Maria Letizia Buonaparte née Ramolino
HooseBonaparte
FaitherGiovanni Geronimo Ramolino
MitherAngela Maria Pietrasanta
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of arms Maria Letizia Buonaparte.svg



IssueEdit

  1. Napoleone Buonaparte (born and died 17 August 1765).
  2. Maria Anna Buonaparte (3 January 1767 – 1 January 1768).
  3. Joseph Bonaparte (7 January 1768 – 28 July 1844) King of Naples and Sicily, King of Spain and the Indies, and Comte de Survilliers, he married on 1 August 1794 Marie Julie Clary.
  4. Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821), namesake of his deceased older brother and Emperor of the French, he married on 9 March 1796 to Joséphine de Beauharnais and secondly on 1 April 1810 to Marie Louise, Duchess o Parma.
  • Maria Anna Buonaparte (born and died 1770), namesake of her deceased older sister.
  • Maria Anna Buonaparte (14 July 1771 – 23 November 1771), namesake o aulder sisters.
  1. A stillborn son (1773).
  2. Lucien Bonaparte (21 Mairch 1775 – 29 Juin 1840), Prince o Canino an Musignano, mairit Christine Boyer and secondly on 26 October 1803 to Alexandrine de Bleschamp, widow of Hippolyte Jouberthon, known as "Madame Jouberthon".
  3. Maria Anna (Elisa) Bonaparte (3 Januar 1777 – 7 August 1820), namesake of her deceased older sisters, Grand Duchess o Tuscany, married on 5 May 1797 to Felice Pasquale Baciocchi, named Prince o Lucca.
  4. Louis Bonaparte (2 September 1778 – 25 July 1846), Keeng o Holland, mairit Hortense de Beauharnais.
  5. Pauline Bonaparte (20 October 1780 – 9 June 1825), Sovereign Princess an Duchess o Guastalla, married 5 May 1797 to Victor-Emmanuel Leclerc an mairit secondly on 28 August 1803 Camillo Borghese, 6t Prince o Sulmona.
  6. Caroline Bonaparte (25 Mairch 1782 – 18 Mey 1839), Grand Duchess o Jülich-Cleves-Berg, wife of Joachim Murat, later queen consort o Naples.
  7. Jérôme Bonaparte (15 November 1784 – 24 June 1860), Keeng o Westphalie, mairit (1) Elizabeth Patterson, then (2) princess Catharina o Württemberg an then (3) Justine Bartolini-Baldelli.
  1. Bourrienne's biography o Napoleon misspells the surname as Ramolini