Josephine de Beaumarchais

Season 1, Episode 6,  Jul 16, 2021, 10:40 AM

In this episode, host Charlie Connelly discusses the life of Empress of the French and wife of Emperor Napoleon I Josephine de Beaumarchais. She may have gained the title of Empress but she was the queen of reinvention, narrowly escaping death by guillotine during Robespierre’s Reign of Terror. Going from the daughter of a struggling Caribbean sugar planter to the ultimate darling of Parisian society, she was a master of personal evolution. Enjoyed this episode? Let us know by tweeting @TheNewEuropean