Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814,

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Born Marie Josephe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie on the island of Martinique, she was married to Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais in 1779. He was guillotined in 1794. She was introduced to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1795 and married him in 1796. He made her his empress in 1804, but divorced her in 1810. She retired to Malmaison, her country home, where she died in 1814.

From the description of [Letters] / Josephine. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 171160047

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creatorOf Beauharnais, Eugène de, 1781-1824. Autograph letters (3) signed "Eugene Napoléon" : Milan and Monza, to his mother, the Empress Josephine, 1806 Mar. 13-1808 Mar. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Disdéri, André-Adolphe-Eugène, 1819-1889,. Samuel Foster McCleary photographs, ca. 1863-1872. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Autograph signature to letter : Mainz, to Cardinal Erskine, 1807 Jan. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn McAllister, W.Y.,. Bonaparte Family Clippings Collection, Scrapbook, 1799-1895. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. [Letters] / Josephine. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Lodi, to his wife, Josephine, 1796 May 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Teegan, Thomas Henry. General Bonaparte. A drama in five acts, [late 19th century]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Viscountess Josephine de Beauharnais, later his wife, 1795? Dec. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Turney, Catherine. Papers of Catherine Turney, 1761-1998 (bulk 1934-1985). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Sam Schaefler historical and literary letters and documents, 1674-1970s Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn William Henry Hoffman Collection on Napoleon I, Napoleon I, William Henry Hoffman Collection on, (bulk 1789-1821), 1585-1913 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Letter signed : Malmaison, to a Minister, [no year] Messidor 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Coffin-Greenly, Elizabeth Brown, Lady, d. 1839. Diary, 1792-1823. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Autograph letter signed : to Citizen Bote, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Photostats of letters and papers, 1796-1814. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Sheldon, Frank Merritt. Frank Merritt Sheldon autograph collection, 1737-1941. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Lefebvre-Desnouettes, Charles, comte, 1773-1822. Contrat de mariage : Paris : DS, 1805 Feb. 24. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn French, E. G. Journal for 1869, 1869 Dec-1870 Feb. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Autograph letter signed : Strasbourg, 25 Vendemiarie, to "Mon cousin", [1805 Oct. 17]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Napoleon I's love letters to Josephine : facsimiles, 1795-1800. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Letters of Napoleon Bonaparte and others [manuscript], 1790-1853. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Joséphine, Empress consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to [Paul, vicomte de] Barras, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Ivrea, to his wife, Josephine, 1800 May 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Girault, Francis,. Mlle Le Normand, her biography and her extraordinary predictions, her dealings with the most illustrous personages of Europe, the Republic, the Directory, the Empire and the Restoration up to the present time, 1843-1936. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Albenga, to his wife, Josephine, 1796 Apr. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881,. James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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referencedIn Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834. Papers, 1782-1838. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Port-Maurize [Porto Mauizio], to his wife, Josephine, 1796 Apr. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Pistoia, to his wife, Josephine, 1796 Jun. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821,. [Bibliothèque portative : binding]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. Wells autograph collection, 1777-1919 ; bulk: 1777-1902. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], 13 Ventose, to Citizen Botot, secretary to the Director Barras at the Luxembourg Palace, [ca. 1797-1799]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Manuscripts in the Heineman Foundation Collection, New York, N.Y., 1785-1814 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Lettre à sa fille Hortense : Geneva : ALS, [undated]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Carrù, to his wife, Josephine, 1796 Apr. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Autograph signature to letter : Paris, to the Dean of the Imperial University, on behalf of the Sieur de Lussac, 1808 Dec. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Autograph letter signed : Tortona, to his wife, Josephine, 1796 Jun. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. Collection, circa 1790-1880. Library of Congress
creatorOf Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814. Autograph signature to letter : Malmaison, to the Duc de Bassano, 1809 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Barras, Paul, vicomte de, 1755-1829, person
associatedWith Beauharnais, Eugène de, 1781-1824. person
associatedWith Bote, person
associatedWith Botot, person
associatedWith Coffin-Greenly, Elizabeth Brown, Lady, d. 1839. person
associatedWith Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834. person
associatedWith Erskine, Charles, 1739-1811, person
associatedWith Eulau, Milton B., Mrs, person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, person
associatedWith French, E. G. person
associatedWith Girault, Francis, person
associatedWith Hoffman, William Henry, 1867-1916 person
associatedWith Hortense, Queen, consort of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland, 1783-1837. person
associatedWith Lefebvre-Desnouettes, Charles, comte, 1773-1822. person
associatedWith McAllister, W.Y., person
associatedWith Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. person
associatedWith Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Spear Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Wrightsman Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Schaefler, Sam, 1920-, person
associatedWith Sheldon, Frank Merritt. person
associatedWith Spear, Nathaniel, Jr., person
associatedWith Spencer, William Marvin, 1892-1984. person
associatedWith Teegan, Thomas Henry. person
associatedWith Turney, Catherine. person
associatedWith Wrightsman, Charles Mrs, person
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Death 1814

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