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FrenchBorn Jeanne VILLEPREUX

French marine biologist

Born on September 25, 1794 in Juillac, Corrèze , France

Died on January 25, 1871 in Juillac, Corrèze , France

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Villepreux-Power was born in Juillac, Corrèze, the eldest child of a shoemaker. At the age of 18, she walked to Paris to become a dressmaker, a distance of over 400 kilometres (250 mi). In 1816, she became well known for creating the wedding gown of Princess Caroline in her wedding to Charles-Ferdinand de Bourbon. She met and married the English merchant, James Power, in 1818 and the couple moved to Sicily.

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