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Anniversaire de la mort de l’impératrice Joséphine
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Josephine de Beauharnais was born June 23, 1763 and died May 29, 1814 of pneumonia. She was married to Napoleon Bonaparte from May 18, 1804 to January 10, 1810. During Napoleon’s reign, she was known as Empress, but they divorced in 1810 because she did not bear him any children. The author of this text celebrates all the good deeds Josephine did during her life. According to this text Josephine was loved by the French people for all of her benevolent deeds and empathy for the lower classes. The author portrays her as the Mother of all of France.
Grahovac, Ana and Kettell, Emily. (2011) Anniversary of the Death of Empress Josephine.