Joseph Bonaparte


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Joseph Bonaparte

 

a gulf of the Timor Sea on the northern coast of Australia, between the Arnhem Land and Kimberley peninsulas. Length, approximately 780 km; width, 1,280 km at the entrance; depth, up to 98 m. The shores are low-lying and notched with small bays and coves. The Daly, Victoria, and Ord are some of the rivers that empty into the gulf. The tides are semidiurnal and reach 8.4 m. Joseph Bonaparte Gulf was discovered in 1801 by the French captain N. Baudin on the ship Géographe, and was named after the brother of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Joseph Bonaparte Gulf is a large feature on the northern coast of which country?
Eventually a compromise was reached whereby 1,000 works would go to Ajaccio, but as chosen by Joseph Bonaparte rather than those selected by his uncle.
The "revisionist" tone in Lieber's encyclopedia entries may be due, in part, to his acquaintance and correspondence with Napoleon's brother, Joseph Bonaparte, the former king of French-occupied Spain and, since 1817, a resident in the United States.
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The Berkeley River Lodge is nestled on the gentle curve of Joseph Bonaparte Gulf on Australia's remote north coast and boasts 20 luxury villas that are positioned along a 65m-high dune to afford you a 180 degree panoramic view.
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The opportunity to participate in the Society's 50th annual ceremony commemorating Charles Joseph Bonaparte, a bold man and brilliant lawyer who dedicated his life to serving his country, is a humbling one, and it's not easy to know what more can be said about him.
When Joseph Bonaparte, the brother whom Napoleon imposed as King of Spain, fled during the Spanish War of Independence from France, he took with him the best of the Spanish royal portrait collection, including many by Velazquez, as loot.
The population of Navarre, therefore, had much that was worth defending--and it was a target for the Napoleonic reforms which the French and their Spanish allies, the afrancesados who supported Joseph Bonaparte, tried to impose.
He uncovers the fiction of rational and competent reforms under both Joseph Bonaparte and Joachim Murat's "modernizing" administrations.
Joseph Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon I, took La Peregrina to France and to Prince Louis Napoleon who in 1837 fell upon financial hardship and sold it to the Marquis of Abercorn.