• History
  • Published 2016

Jerome Bonaparte, Navy Officer

  title={Jerome Bonaparte, Navy Officer},
  author={Patrick Le Carv{\`e}se},
"Despite the many biographies of Jerome Bonaparte, his time in the navy is little and poorly known. Did Jerome show an interest for the Navy, or was it Napoleon who chose for him his career as a navy officer? If so, why? How did Jerome, between 1800 and 1807, at such an early age, rise to such a high military rank? How much was due to his own abilities, how much to Napoleon