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Prince Roland Napoléon Bonaparte (19 May 1858 – 14 April 1924) was a French prince and president of the Société de Géographie from 1910 until his death. He was the last direct descendant of Lucien Bonaparte, the genetically senior branch of the family since 1844.
19 May 1858|
14 April 1924 (aged 65)|
|Spouse||Marie Blanc (m. 1880)|
|Issue||Princess Marie Bonaparte|
|Father||Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte|
|Mother||Justine Eleanore Ruflin|
On the death of his cousin Prince Napoléon Charles Bonaparte in 1899, he succeeded him as the 6th Prince of Canino and Musignano, but he never assumed the title. With Prince Roland's death in Paris on 14 April 1924, the senior line of the House of Bonaparte descending from Lucien Bonaparte became extinct in the male line.
Bonaparte Point in Antarctica was named after him by Jean-Baptiste Charcot. There is also a small lake on the mountains above the Coast Sámi/Norwegian village Kvalsund which is called Bonapartesjøen - Lake Bonaparte - after his abovementioned visit to the region.
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Roland BonaparteBorn: 19 May 1858 Died: 14 April 1924
| President of the Société de Géographie
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Napoléon Charles Bonaparte
| Prince of Canino and Musignano
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