Marshal MURAT Joachim
Grand Duke of Berg
King of Naples and the two Sicilies
Born in La Bastide-Murat on March 25, 1767 – Died in Pizzo on October 13, 1815
Napoleon had nicknamed him “King Franconi”, an allusion to his whimsical outfits.
An outstanding horseman, he excelled in conducting maneuvers on the enemy’s rear. At the end of the Russian campaign, he preferred to devote himself to his Kingdom of Naples.