Lived: Aug 15, 1769 – May 05, 1821 (age 51)
Height: 5′ 7″ (1.69 m)
Spouse: Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (m. 1810 – 1821) · Joséphine de Beauharnais (m. 1796 – 1810)
Buried: Les Invalides
Children: Napoleon II (Son) · Eugène de Beauharnais (Son) · Charles Léon (Son) · Stéphanie de Beauharnais (Daughter)
Parents: Carlo Buonaparte (Father) · Letizia Ramolino (Mother)Highlights
- 1793: Bonaparte and his family fled to the French mainland in June 1793 because of the split with Paoli.
- 1796: French forces in Southern Germany had been defeated by the Archduke Charles in 1796, but the Archduke withdrew his forces to protect Vienna after learning about Napoleon’s assault.
- 1804: His ambition and public approval inspired him to go further, and in 1804 he became the first Emperor of the French.
- 1806: Following his triumph, Napoleon imposed the first elements of the Continental System through the Berlin Decree issued in November 1806.
- 1810: In March 1810, he married the 19-year old Marie Louise, Archduchess of Austria, and a great niece of Marie Antoinette by proxy; thus he had married into a German royal and imperial family.
- 1821: He died on 5 May 1821, after confession, Extreme Unction and Viaticum in the presence of Father Ange Vignali.
Address: PO Drawer 170, Moose, WY 83012
Phone: (307) 739-3300
Established: Feb 26, 1929
Area: 484.38 sq miles (1,255 km²)
Annual visitors: 3.27 million (2016)
Travel tip: Attracts more than 4 million yearly visitors, who come for the mountaineering, hiking, river rafting or the mere spectacle of a wall of high, sharp peaks. @tripadvisor
Date: Feb 26, 1993