We are on the 27th of June 1856 in the park of Saint-Cloud. That evening, the emperor Napoleon III gives an intimate party and country in his charming little chateau of Villeneuve-l'étang, located in the middle of the park. He asks Eugenie to invite the countess, who had just landed from Florence. Lover of beautiful women, the French emperor wishes to see a little more about this Italian 19-year-old said that she would be the most beautiful woman of her time.
Virginia Elisabetta Luisa Carlotta Antonietta Teresa Maria Oldoini, countess of Castiglione, by his marriage, moved to Paris, on the order of Cavou...
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Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 21:33