Brother of Napoleon, native of Ajaccio. He was appointed member of the Council of the five hundred in 1797, presided this Assembly 18 Brumaire and effectively contributed to the coup that handed power over to his brother. He was then Minister of the Interior, Ambassador to Spain and entered into the French Institute. He retired to Rome in 1804, and the Pope named him Prince of Canino. Having embarked for America in 1810, he was captured by the English who held him prisoner until 1814. He then returned to the continent, became a couple of France during the hundred days and then went to Italy, the city of Rome, where he died.