Pauline Bonaparte was born #onthisday 20th October 1780 A.D. and died 9th June 1825 A.D. She was the first sovereign Dutchess of Guastalla and the Imperial French Princess and the princess consort of Sulmano and Rossano.

Pauline was the sixth child of Letizia Ramolino and Carlo Buonaparte, A Corsica’s representative of the court to King Louis XVI of France. Her elder brother was the first Emperor of the French, Napoleon. Later down the years she married Charles Leclerc, who was a French General, in the union who died in 1802 A.D. The only sibling of Bonaparte to was at his principality at Elba.