Definition of Murat, Joachim in English:

Share this entry

Murat, Joachim

Pronunciation: /mjʊəˈrɑː/
Pronunciation: /myʀa/
(Circa 1767–1815), French general, king of Naples 1808–15. Murat made his name as a cavalry commander in Napoleon’s Italian campaign (1800) and was made king of Naples. He attempted to become king of all Italy in 1815, but was captured in Calabria and executed.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Joa|chim Murat

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.