Wife of Napoleon iii, emperor of the French. As such, she was the Empress of the French from January 29, 1853 to September 4, 1870. Of Spanish origin, she met the very first president of the French republic, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, in 1849 and married her in 1853, after he was proclaimed emperor; she then became the empress of the French. After encountering some difficulty in giving birth, in 1856 she gave birth to Louis Napoleon, the only son of the imperial couple and heir to the empire.
The 1870s were difficult for eugenics. A refugee in exile in the United Kingdom since the end of the second empire, she died at the age of 94 at the liria palace in madrid, in her native country.Eugenie is buried in the imperial crypt of St. Michael's Abbey in Farnborough, England, with her husband and son. Because of the regency she exercised during the war of 1870, she was the last woman to have ruled France with the prerogatives of a head of state. Photo 20x30 cm (recent print). Damaged corners, erased dedicatet, folds, see scans please.
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