Hortense de Beauharnais( daughter Josephine - wife of Napoleon Bonaparte)
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Biography Hortense de Beauharnais
Hortense de Beauharnais - Hortense de Beauharnais (1783-1837) - Josephine's daughter from his first marriage. Stepdaughter of Napoleon. Wife's younger brother, Louis Napoleon, King of Holland in 1806-10 he. After restoration, thanks to the patronage of Alexander I, received the title of Duchess of Saint-Le with money content. During the same been attacked by Napoleon during the Hundred Days, and was forced to act as ladies of the entourage of the Emperor. After the battle of Waterloo has shown loyalty to Napoleon and provided him moral support. After the second restoration, the king did not stand up more for her and she was forced to leave France, together with all members of the family of Bonaparte, which have, however, stolen. Facing poverty, unable to raise her only son, the future Napoleon III.