stunning-looking actress, Mademoiselle Georges (or Marguerite-Josephine
Weimer) was Napoleon Bonaparte's
mistress for a short period.
was famous in Paris theatres and made her debut in 1802. A year
later the extremely popular actress began an affair with the French
of the gifts Bonaparte gave to his young mistress was an arrow-cluster
shaped brooch, made of rose-colored diamonds. The actress's name
was scrolled on to it in precious stones.
good lady also claimed to have had the Duke
of Wellington as her lover.