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Actually, Josephine was the *first* wife of Napolean. He had a second one. [noted -ed]
-- echo_of_the_past  10/9/2005
Joséphine was indeed Bonaparte's first wife and her granddaughter who was named after her became queen of Sweden and Norway in the early 19th Century, and the first practicing Catholic queen since the Middle Ages.
-- Cracknell  2/7/2006
Josephine was the full name of a character in Les Miserables, who was Fantine's friend when they were in Paris. She was nicknamed Zephine.
-- dogstar21  9/3/2009
The Spanish way of pronouncing it is ho-se-FEEN.
-- MirandaIrie  11/25/2010
Nicknames are Josée or Fifi in France.
-- megi99  4/15/2011
The French pronunciation is so pretty, as always =)
-- Anonymous User  6/8/2013
Napoleon's wife was actually called Marie Josèphe Rose.
-- L I O N N E S S  1/17/2016

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