Fateful Symmetry: The Marriage of Oscar I of Sweden and Josephine of Leuchtenberg

In a matter of years, the Ancien Régime of France was no more, and an ambitious young soldier by the name of Napoleon Bonaparte saw it as a chance to insert himself into the realm of politics and lead France into the approaching nineteenth century. His quest to create a new French empire in Europe […]


The American Bonaparte: The Story of Elizabeth Patterson

Greetings again, Persephoneers! Here I am again with another article about a woman who might not be so well-known as other women. But she has a connection to one of the most famous, if not one of the most covetous, families in European history. Ladies, meet Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte.