Napoleon died on 5 May 1821. On 8 August, Marie Louise married Neipperg morganatically. Neipperg died of heart problems on 22 February 1829, devastating Marie Louise. She was banned by Austria from mourning in public.
Why did Napoleon divorce Marie Louise?
Napoleon began to create lists of eligible princesses. He let Josephine know that in the interest of France, he must find a wife who could produce an heir. Despite her anger, Josephine agreed to the divorce so the Emperor could remarry in the hope of having an heir.
What happened to Napoleons wife and child?
Napoleon I saw his second wife and their son for the last time on 24 January 1814. On 4 April 1814, he abdicated in favour of his three-year-old son after the Six Days Campaign and the Battle of Paris. The child became Emperor of the French under the regnal name of Napoleon II.
How did Marie Louise feel about Napoleon?
Unaware of her husbands deceits, Marie-Louise was horrified when she learned that her father had joined Russia in war against her husband. Believing in Napoleon and his seeming invincibility, she declared herself loyal to Napoleon and France. She begged her father not to tempt defeat by Napoleon again.
Is Amelia an old lady name?
Old fashioned names take us back in time to generations where our great-aunts and grandmothers danced the night away and were courted by our great-uncles and grandfathers. While the third wave has popularised names such as Ada, Adelaide, Adeline, Amelia, Eva, Evelyn, Florence, Imogen, Ivy, Pearl and Violet.