Joséphine de Beauharnais – The first wife of Napoleon I, and thus the first Empress of the French.

Joséphine de Beauharnais  was born on June 23, 1763. She was the first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte, and thus the first Empress of the French. Her marriage with Napoleon was unstable, due to her own flirtation with other men and her spending habits. She was married to one of the most powerful, and ambitious men […]

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