Giuseppe Maria Buonaparte

Corsican politician (1713-1763)

Nobile Giuseppe Maria Buonaparte or Giuseppe Maria di Buonaparte (31 May 1713 – 13 December 1763) was a Corsican politician, best known as the paternal grandfather of Napoleon I of France.

Giuseppe Maria «nsr» Buonaparte
Born(1713-05-31)31 May 1713
Died13 December 1763(1763-12-13) (aged 50)
Spouse(s)Maria Saveria Paravicini
(m. 1741; died bef. 1750)
Maria Virginia Alata
ChildrenMaria Getrude, Sebastiano, Carlo, Marianna
Parent(s)Sebastiano Nicola Buonaparte
Maria Anna Tusoli
RelativesJoseph Bonaparte (grandson)
Napoleon I of France (grandson)
Lucien Bonaparte (grandson)
Elisa Bonaparte (granddaughter)
Louis Bonaparte (grandson)
Pauline Bonaparte (granddaughter)
Caroline Bonaparte (granddaughter)
Jérôme Bonaparte (grandson)

Early life


He was the son of Sebastiano Nicola Buonaparte (1683–1720) and his wife Maria Anna Tusoli (1690–1760).



In 1749, Giuseppe was the Delegate who represented the City of Ajaccio in the Council of Corte.

Marriages and children


On 5 March 1741 at Ajaccio, Giuseppe married his first wife Nobile Maria Saveria Paravicini (born 7 September 1715 at Ajaccio, died before 1750). She was a daughter of two Nobile, Giuseppe Maria Paravicini and Anna Maria Salineri. Both her parents were members of the nobility of the Republic of Genoa. They had at least four children:

Maria died before her husband did. He married secondly Maria Virginia Alata (born 5 February 1725), a daughter of Domenico Alata. This marriage was probably childless.

Other websites

  • Marek, Miroslav. "A listing of descendants of Francesco Buonaparte". Genealogy.EU.