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Eugénie Hortense Auguste Napoléone, known as Eugénie de Beauharnais, princess of Leuchtenberg (1808 –1847) was a Franco-German princess, second daughter of Eugène de Beauharnais and Princess Augusta of Bavaria, and a member of the house of Beauharnais. In 1826 she married Constantine, Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen. Sister of Josephine of Sweden and Amelie of Brazil. Died childless of tuberculosis.
1788 Portrait of Marie-Therese, Princesse de Lamballe. Note the fashionable curled & powdered hair.
Juan Pantoja de la Cruz - Elisabeth of Valois (1605). Detail.
Elisabeth of France (1602-1644) Queen consort of Spain & Portugal as wife of King Philip IV of Spain / eldest daughter of King Henry IV of France & Marie de' Medici. Elisabeth was renowned for her beauty, intelligence & noble personality, which made her very popular with the Spanish people. The new queen of Spain was aware her husband had mistresses & she herself was the subject of rumors about her relations w/ poet Peralta. When a fire broke out, Peralta carried the queen to a place of safety.