Thursday, October 30, 2014

Marie Eléonore Godefroy

Marie Eléonore Godefroy: Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker, 
Baroness de Staël-Holstein, known as Madame de Staël

Madame de Staël was a prominent, and quite accomplished, lady. Among other things, she was an enemy of Napoleon, and managed to survive. She traveled widely, was an author, befriended the Duke of Wellington, and involved herself in politics.

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