Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Mathilde Bonaparte

Princess Marthilde Bonaparte (1820-1904) was a daughter of Napoleon's youngest brother Jerome Bonaparte. She was the BFF of her cousin Queen Sophie of The Netherlands, and one of the few people to visit Crown Prince Willem when he was deadly ill in Paris in 1879. She had an affair with the French sculpter Émilien O'Hara van Nieuwerkerk, who made the equestrian statue before the Noordeinde palace in The Hague (our Queen's workplace).

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