Article from Number 42 - 2018 - Captiving attention at any cost. Maria Letizia Rattazzi, emblematic figure of the second half of the 19th century, at Monaco
Eugène Süe, as well as Félicité Robert de Lammenais, Victor Hugo, Charles-Augustin de Sainte-Beuve and many others illustrious or simply famous men and women of the Second Empire and the Third Republic, princes Charles the third and Albert the first of Monaco were sensitive to the special charm of Maria Letizia Rattazzi-de Rute (formerly Mrs de Solms), grand-daughter of Lucien Bonaparte, with whom they shared some episodes of their existence. The letters and telegrams kept in the Archives of the Prince's Palace is intended to give an account of these.
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