Tag: Napoléon

Rueil-Malmaison (France)

Rueil-Malmaison in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Maison à Rueil 1882 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Maison à Rueil 1882 Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin     Highlights: • Château de Malmaison Deaths: • Beauharnais, Joséphine de (1763-1814) See also: • Cities | France

Joséphine de Beauharnais

(1763–1814) Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pagerie dite Joséphine de Beauharnais Empress consort of the French (1804–1810) First Lady of the Italian Republic (1802–1805) Works in her Art Collection: Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) Madonna col Bambino e i Santi Caterina,…

Charles XIV John (Sweden)

(1763–1844) Karl XIV Johan, born Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte King of Sweden and Norway (1818–1844) Bernadotte in Film: Désirée 1954 Director: Henry Koster Cast: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons   Born January 26 1763 Pau (France) Died March 8 1844 Stockholm (Sweden) Wife Désirée Clary (1777-1860) Son Oscar I of…

Désirée (1954)

Director: Henry Koster Producer: Julian Blaustein Screenplay: Daniel Taradash Based on: Désirée by Annemarie Selinko Genre: Biography | Drama | Historical | Romantic Music: Alex North Country: United States Language: English Studio: 20th Century Fox Release date: 1954 Running time: 110 minutes Marlon Brando (1924-2004) as Napoléon…

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

(1769–1852) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, FRS Prime Minister of Great Britain The Duke of Wellington in Art: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Lord Wellesley s.d. National Museum Wales, Cardiff     The Duke of Wellington in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk…

Désirée Clary

(1777–1860) Bernardine Eugénie Désirée Clary Queen Desideria Queen consort of Sweden and Norway (1818–1844) Désirée Clary in Film: Désirée 1954 Director: Henry Koster Cast: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons   Born November 8 1777 Marseille (France) Died December 17 1860 Stockholm (Sweden) Husband Charles XIV John…

Thomas Picton

(1758–1815) Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton Thomas Picton in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer   Born August 24 1758 Haverfordwest (Wales) Died June 18 1815 Waterloo (Belgium)

Louis XVIII (France)

(1755–1824) Louis Stanislas Xavier Louis le Désiré King of France (1814–1824) Louis XVIII in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer     See also: • French Monarchs Born November 17 1755 Château de Versailles, Versailles (France) Died September 16 1824…