This family tree reflects only the eight surviving children and some of their partners and children. In reality Charles-Marie and Maria Letizia had eleven children. The oldest child, and first Napoleon, was born in 1765 but did not survive. The emperor-to-be was the fourth child and born on the 15th of August 1769 in Ajaccio, Corsica. His parents were Charles-Marie Bonaparte, born Carlo-Maria Buonaparte, and Maria Letizia Ramolino.