Category - Personnalité de l'Histoire

Les Soeurs de Napoleon... at the Musée Marmottan Monet...

The... exhibition...

"Les Soeurs de NAPOLEON"...

"Trois destins italiens"...

At... the...

Musée Marmottan Monet...

Was a... vision of beauty...

Elegance... charm...

Power...

Marie Duplessis.. Mon Dieu.. Quelle Femme...

How... could...

A... semi-illiterate waif...

From... Nonant-le-Pin...

Normandy... France...

Emerge... as the toast...

Of 19th century... Paris...

Who... inspired...

Operas... plays...

Novels... films... ballets...

Marie... Duplessis...

Inspired Alexandre Dumas to write the 1848 novel "La Dame aux Camélias"...

Maria Callas... La Divina...

Maria Callas...

Singing... Puccini's....

Madame Butterfly Act II...
"Un bel di vedremo"...

Is the... closest thing to heaven...

The Diva... touches...

The very core... of a broken heart....

A... woman's...

Fatal... love...

Rudolf Nureyev... Homage to a Legend...

"Le.. Tzar...

De la... Dance"...

Mesmeric...

Hypnotic...

A snake charmer... a cobra...

He electrified... his public...

His magnificence... illuminated...

His... chiselled beauty...

Powerful... physique...

A... dark soul...

"He... was unparalleled"...

Marie Curie... Scientific Icon...

"Dans... les pas de...

Marie... Curie"...

Following...

In the... footsteps of...

Marie... Curie...

During an hour and a half watching... a film-documentary on her life journey...

I was enthralled... and in complete awe of this...

Amazing... woman...

Fascinated...

Sarah Bernhardt... "La Divine"....

Sarah Bernhardt...

Possibly... the most famous actress... the world has ever known...

Has... always been...

For... me...

A... fascination...

André Malraux... My... Inspiration...

André Malraux...

French... author...

Social... critic...

Flamboyant... statesman...

Jeanne Toussaint... Cartier's... Magnificent "Panther"...

Jeanne Toussaint...

"Une femme brilliante"...

"La panthère... de Cartier"...

Indomitable... woman...

Frédéric Chopin... Romantic Genius...

Frédéric Chopin...

Fryderyk...

Buried... was his... "heart"...

Gérard Depardieu... "Je suis... Raspoutine"...

Gérard Depardieu...

"Je suis...

Raspoutine"...

Moura Budberg - "Mata Hari" of Russia

We have always been drawn to women in history who were beautiful, sensuous, and mysterious - who seduced and mesmerised men of power, intellect, and prestige.

"Cleopatra" - who famously seduced Anthony, was one - but the seductress who fascinates is... "Mata Hari".