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Château de Malmaison Beloved Home of Josephine

Josephine bought Malmaison in April 1799 while Napoleon was on campaign in Egypt. The property was a run-down country château, seven miles west of central Paris, with some 150 acres of surrounding woods and meadows. Although General Bonaparte was furious at the price tag of well over 300,000 francs, he soon found in Malmaison a […]