Marie Laetitia Bonaparte facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMarie Laetitia Bonaparte
|Duchess of Aosta|
20 November 1866|
Palais Royal, Paris, France
|Died||25 October 1926
|Spouse||Prince Amadeo, Duke of Aosta|
|Issue||Prince Umberto, Count of Salemi|
|Father||Prince Napoléon Bonaparte|
|Mother||Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy|
Marie Laetitia Bonaparte (Marie Laetitia Eugénie Catherine Adélaïde; 20 November 1866 – 25 October 1926) was one of three children born to Prince Napoléon an his wife Princess Maria Clotilde o Savoy. In 1888 she mairried Prince Amadeo, Duke of Aosta, the former King of Spain. Maria Letizia became the Duchess of Aosta, Duke of Aosta being a title Amadeus was known before after his becoming King of Spain. Their mairiage wis instrumental in almost reviving French hopes o reinstating the House of Bonaparte into a position of power, as seen in the days of Napoleon III. She wis a cousin of King Umberto I of Italy. In Italy she was known as "Maria Letizia Bonaparte".
- Prince Umberto of Savoy, Count of Salemi (22 Juin 1889 – 19 October 1918) died in a 1918 flu pandemic in World War I. Never married an had no known children. .
- 20 November 1866 – 11 September 1888 Her Imperial Highness Marie Laetitia Bonaparte, Princesse Française.
- 11 September 1888 – 18 January 1890 Her Imperial an Royal Highness The Duchess of Aosta.
- 18 January 1890 – 26 October 1926 Her Imperial an Royal Highness The Dowager Duchess of Aosta.
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