Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte

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Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte

Also Known As: "Жером Наполеон Шарл Бонапарт"
Birthplace: 95 Camberwell Grove, Camberwell, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Baltimore, MD, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte, König von Westphalen and Elizabeth Patterson
Husband of Susan May Bonaparte
Father of Jérôme Napoleon Bonaparte, II and Charles Joseph Bonaparte, U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General
Half brother of Vincent Napoleon Steilemann; Jérôme Napoléon Charles Bonaparte, 2nd Prince de Montfort; Mathilde-Laetitia Wilhelmina Demidoff, princesse française; Napoléon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte, 3rd Prince de Montfort; Jenny Rabe von Pappenheim and 1 other

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About Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte

Jérôme Napoleon Bonaparte (July 5, 1805 – June 17, 1870) was a son of Jérôme Bonaparte (brother to Napoleon I) and Elizabeth Patterson, an American.

He was born in 95 Camberwell Grove, Camberwell, London, England, but lived in the United States with his mother, whose marriage had been annulled at the order of the French emperor. With the annulment came the rescission of Patterson's son's right to carry the Bonaparte name; the ruling was later reversed by his cousin Napoleon III.

There is some speculation that he is the reason that the 11th Congress of the United States in 1810 proposed an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to strip an American citizen of his or her citizenship if he or she accepts a title of nobility from a foreign nation. The amendment came close to being ratified by the legislatures of enough states to become part of the U.S. Constitution, lacking the approval of only two.

He married Susan May Williams, and it is from them that the American line of the Bonaparte family descended. They had two sons: Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte II and Charles Joseph Bonaparte.

He graduated from Mount St. Mary's College (now Mount St. Mary's University) in 1817.

Jérôme Napoleon Bonaparte died in Baltimore, Maryland and is buried in the Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore.



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Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte's Timeline

July 7, 1805
Camberwell, Greater London, United Kingdom
November 5, 1830
Age 25
June 9, 1851
Age 45
Baltimore, Maryland
June 17, 1870
Age 64
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Baltimore, MD, USA