Marthe Bibesco

Marthe Bibesco

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Marthe, Princess Bibesco, French version of Marta Bibescu (January 28, 1886, Bucharest-November 28, 1973, Paris), n e Marta Lucia or Marthe Lucie Lahovary (also spelled Lahovari), was a Romanian-French writer. Bibesco's papers are at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. The third child of Ioan Lahovary and Emma Lahovary, n e Princess Emma Mavrocordat, Marthe spent her childhood on the Lahovary family's estates at Balote ti and in the fashionable French sea-resort Biarritz. On her first introduction into society, in 1900, she met Crown Prince Ferdinand, the Heir Apparent to the Romanian throne, but after a secret engagement of one year, Marthe married at 17 Prince George III Valentin Bibescu (Bibesco), scion of one of the country's prestigious aristocratic families. I stepped onto the European stage through the grand door, she wrote on her wedding day. Her father, who had been educated in France, held the post of minister of the Kingdom of Romania in Paris and, later, that of minister of foreign affairs of Romania.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134919322
  • 9786134919326