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 Virginia Oldoini

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Virginia Oldoini

Birth
Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
Death 28 Nov 1899 (aged 62)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 85
Memorial ID 10355884 View Source
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Italian Aristocrat. Born Virginia Elisabetta Luisa Carlotta Antonietta Teresa Maria Oldoïni, she was famed for her beauty and was pone most admired women in the realm of Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia, where she was called "Divina Contessa". Her cousin, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour. Italian statesman and minister to King Victor Emmanuel, sent her to the court of French Emperor Napoleon III, where she tried to influence him to support the unification of the Italian states, and where she scandalously became his mistress.

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  • Originally Created by: Mademoiselle
  • Added: 21 Jan 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10355884
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10355884/virginia-oldoini : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Oldoini (22 Mar 1837–28 Nov 1899), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10355884, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find a Grave .