Joachim Murat, re di Napoli

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Re di Napoli Joachim Napoleon Murat, Grand Duke of Berg, King of Naples

French: Joachim I Napoleon Murat, Grand-duc de Berg et de Clèves, Roi de Naples, Italian: Gioacchino I Napoleon Murat, Re di Napoli, Granduca di Berg e Clèves
Also Known As: "Joaquim", "Joaquín", "le roi Franconi"
Birthplace: Labastide, Foruniere, France
Death: October 13, 1815 (48)
Pizzo, Calabria, Italia (Italy)
Place of Burial: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre Murat Jordy and Jeanne Murat
Husband of Carolina Bonaparte, Queen of Naples
Father of Achille, Royal Prince of Naples, 2nd Prince Murat; Letizia, Princesse Murat; Napoléon Lucien Charles Joseph Murat; Louise Murat de Pontecorvo Rasponi; Charles Murat de Pontecorvo and 1 other
Brother of Pierre Murat and André, comte Murat

Occupation: King of Naples, King of Naples and Sicely, Marshal of France and Grand Admiral or Admiral of France, 1st Prince Murat, was Grand Duke of Berg from 1806 to 1808 and then King of Naples from 1808 to 1815., Marshall of France
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About Joachim Murat, re di Napoli

Golden Fleece - Knights: Spanish Branch

Joachim-Napoléon Murat (born Joachim Murat; Italian: Gioacchino Napoleone Murat; born March 25, 1767 died October 13, 1815

Joachim Murat was Marshal of France and Grand Admiral or Admiral of France, 1st Prince Murat, was Grand Duke of Berg from 1806 to 1808 and then King of Naples from 1808 to 1815. He received his titles in part by being the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte, through marriage to Napoleon's youngest sister, Caroline Bonaparte. He was noted as a daring and charismatic cavalry officer as well as a flamboyant dresser and was known as 'the Dandy King'.


  1. Carolina Bonaparte, Reina Consorte de las Dos Sicilias

Joachim Murat and Carolina Bonaparte had four children:

  1. Achille, Royal Prince of Naples, 2nd Prince Murat
  2. Princesa Letizia Marie Josephine Annonciade Murat
  3. Lucien Charles Joseph Napoleón Murat, 2do.Príncipe Soberano de Pontecorvo y 3er.Príncipe Murat
  4. Princesa Louise Caroline Murat

Joachim Murat was the son of Pierre Murat-Jordy and Jeanne Loubieres.

Murat is memorialised by a grave in Père Lachaise Cemetery though it is claimed he is not actually buried there but that his body was lost or destroyed after his execution. Others say he was buried in a church in Pizzo making the removal of his body possible later on.

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Joachim Murat, re di Napoli's Timeline

March 25, 1767
Labastide, Foruniere, France
January 21, 1801
Paris, France
January 21, 1801
Hôtel de Brienne, Paris, Île-de-France, France
April 26, 1802
Paris, Île-de-France, France
May 16, 1803
Milan, Italy
March 21, 1805
Paris, Île-de-France, France
October 13, 1815
Age 48
Pizzo, Calabria, Italia (Italy)
France - aka le Beau Sabreur