Desiree

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104 Episodes

This is the story of Desiree Clary, daughter of a Marseilles silk merchant, who falls in love with Napoleon Bonaparte, becomes engaged to him, and then finds herself jilted when Napoleon marries the influential and useful-to-his-plans Josephine de Beauharnais.

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Desiree meets and later marries General Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, who is subsequently elected Crown Prince of Sweden and succeeds that country’s ailing monarch. Napoleon and Desiree’s paths continue to cross, and after Napoleon’s return from The Hundred Days War, it is Desiree who persuades him to surrender his sword and take up exile on St Helena.

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