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Marie Juliette Louvet

Singer

Marie Juliette Louvet (Pierreval, Seine-Maritime, 9 May 1867 – Paris, 24 September 1930) was the mistress of the then unmarried Prince Louis II of Monaco and was the mother of his only child, Princess Charlotte of Monaco. Known as Juliette, Louvet was the daughter of Jacques Henri Louvet and his first wife, Joséphine Elmire Piedefer. She married photographer Achille Delmaet, but they divorced in 1893. They had two children, Georges and Marguerite. Juliette Louvet became an entertainer of sorts, reportedly a cabaret singer (other sources identify her as a laundress and a dressmaker), then was Prince Louis's lover. She gave birth to their daughter, Charlotte, in Constantine, Algeria, in 1898. Through her daughter she is the maternal grandmother of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco and Princess Antoinette, Baroness of Massy  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1867-05-09
Place of birth
Pierreval
Children
Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois
Profession
Singer

Death

Date of death
1930-09-24
Place of death
Paris

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