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Meet Josephine Boisdechene, a.k.a. Madame Clofullia, a.k.a., The Bearded Lady. Born in Switzerland, Josephine exhibited herself in Geneva, France, and most famously with P.T. Barnum in America. Despite bearing two children (one of whom died), rumors of her being a Man were only laid to rest after a public trial.
Clémentine Delait (March 5, 1865–1939) was a French bearded lady who kept a café. Clémentine Delait and her husband kept a café in Thaon-les-Vosges, in Lorraine, France. According to later accounts, Clémentine Delait visited a carnival, saw a bearded woman with some stubble and boasted that she could grow a better beard herself. Her husband bet 500 francs to back her. The bet attracted many more customers to the Delaits’ café and they changed the name to Le Café de La Femme a Barbe.
The Bearded Lady ~K~ I not a big believer in the whole "breaded lady" genre. I am a little suspicious. If you look at 'her' from the nose up 'she' has very masculine features. How easy would it have been for a man to be billed as a "Bearded Lady"