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Laetitia Ramolino Bonaparte

15th of August 1769: birth of Napoleone di Buonaparte

On that day, Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, was born Napoleon Bonaparte, or rather Napoleone di Buonaparte, according to his baptismal certificate, at Ajaccio, in Corsica. The island had become a French territory only a year earlier. The baby was the fourth child and third son of Attorney Carlo Maria di Buonaparte, […]