Camillo Borghese

"Camillo Borghese" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Tuesday 26th April 2011

(1775-1832) a son of Marcantonio IV, an officer of Nepoleon's army; married in 1803 Pauline Bonaparte, a sister of Napoleon and widow of general Leclerc. In 1804 he received a royal title and in 1806 received a dukedome and a prince possessions of Guastalla, that later were incorporated in Italian kingdom. In 1807-1814 he was a governor of trans-alpine departments with a residence in Turin. He gave to Napoleon the art collection of his family. After the fall of Napoleon, he separated from wife and lived till his death in Florence.

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