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Walewska, Countess Maria

Walewska, Countess Maria märē´ä välĕf´skä [key], 1789–1817, Polish noblewoman. She became (1807) the mistress of Emperor Napoleon I and bore (1810) him a son, Alexandre Walewski.

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