Talk:Charles Joseph Bonaparte

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The result was: rejected by BlueMoonset (talk) 02:48, 8 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Article is not new, newly expanded, nor a new GA. It does not meet the most basic criteria for DYK.

  • ... that Charles Joseph Bonaparte, great-nephew to Napoleon I, founded the Bureau of Investigation during his time as U.S Attorney General, which would later become the Federal Bureau of Investigation? Source: Findlay, James G. (November 19, 1943). "Memorandum for the Director: Re: Early History of the Bureau of Investigation, United States Department of Justice". Historical Documents from the Bureau's Founding. Los Angeles, CA: Federal Bureau of Investigation. Archived from the original on July 3, 2012. Retrieved August 14, 2012

Created by MJV479 (talk). Self-nominated at 15:29, 24 February 2021 (UTC).Reply[reply]


"Charles Joseph Bonaparte (/ˈboʊnəpɑːrt/; June 9, 1851 – June 28, 1921) was a French..." Some sources say "Italian-American". For example:

- "The Italian American Experience: An Encyclopedia" by Salvatore J. LaGumina, Salvatore Primeggia, Joseph A. Varacalli, Frank J. Cavaioli (Cavaioli is a former president of the American Italian Historical Association), Routledge 1999, page 334 Also, you can read:

- "Italian American Crime Fighters A Brief Survey" by D.De Sanctis/E.Gaudioso, Osia page 4,6,18,

- "Charles Joseph Bonaparte"


- "Italian Americans in Law Enforcement" by A.T.Romano, 2010, ‎Xlibris Corp, and so on. Jack2008 (talk) 09:06, 9 December 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]