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Romana Habanova III.C
„Women are nothing but machines for
producing children.“

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Joséphine de Beauharnais

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 23 June 1763 – 29 May 1814
 3 December 1779:
Married Alexandre de
Beauharnais because of fi...
Pauline Fourès
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Napoleon’s Cleopatra

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 15 March 1778: Born as Pauline Bellisle in
southern France
 30 November 1798...
Marie Louise
Duchess of Parma
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 1791 – 17 December
 12 December

Maria Ludovica Leopoldina Franziska Therese Josepha L...
"You are much better-looking than your
portrait."

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 20 March 1811: gave birth to a son Napoléon
François Joseph Charle...
Marie Walewska

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 7 December 1786 – 11 December
1817
 1805: Married a wealthy
landovner Colonna-Walewski, gave
birth t...
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Napoleon's Women

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A ppt on Napoleon and women who have influenced his life, career etc.

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Napoleon's Women

  1. 1. Romana Habanova III.C
  2. 2. „Women are nothing but machines for producing children.“ 
  3. 3. Joséphine de Beauharnais   23 June 1763 – 29 May 1814  3 December 1779: Married Alexandre de Beauharnais because of financial reasons (executed 1794)  Had affairs with several leading political figures (including Napoleon)  9 March 1796: Married Napoleon  1804: Proclaimed the Empress of France  1809: Divorced Napoleon
  4. 4. Pauline Fourès - Napoleon’s Cleopatra   15 March 1778: Born as Pauline Bellisle in southern France  30 November 1798: First met Napoleon in Cairo when she accompanied her husband on a campaign & became his mistress soon after  After the return from the campaign she led a colorful life as a painter, a harp player, a writer and a businesswoman moved to Brasil to sell exotic wood to France  1837: Returned to Paris and lived in an apartment surrounded by monkeys (!)
  5. 5. Marie Louise Duchess of Parma .  1791 – 17 December  12 December Maria Ludovica Leopoldina Franziska Therese Josepha Lucia von Habsburg-Lothringen 1847  The eldest child of Habsburg Emperor Francis I of Austria and Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily  11 March 1810: Was married to Napoleon by proxy and became Empress of the French and Queen of Italy  March 27: Met her husband for the 1st time
  6. 6. "You are much better-looking than your portrait."   20 March 1811: gave birth to a son Napoléon François Joseph Charles Bonaparte – King of Rome  Was rather reserved, polite, never interfered in politics, a devoted mother  After Napoleon’s death twice remarried and had three more children Georges Rouget, Marriage of Napoleon and Marie-Louise (1811)
  7. 7. Marie Walewska   7 December 1786 – 11 December 1817  1805: Married a wealthy landovner Colonna-Walewski, gave birth to (illegitimate?) son  1806: Met Napoleon and became his mistress (patriotic reasons)  Had 2 other children - Count Alexandre Joseph ColonnaWalewski fathered by Napoleon and Rodolphe d'Ornano (whose descendants created brand Sisley) fathered by her 3rd husband
  8. 8. Thank you for your attention! 

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