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Josephine British & World English

(1763–1814), Empress of France 1804-9; full name Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie. She married Napoleon in 1796. Their marriage proved childless and she was divorced by Napoleon in 1809

Josephine New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(1763–1814), empress of France 1804–9

Baker, Josephine British & World English

(1906–75), American dancer. She was a star of the Folies-Bergère in the 1930s, famed for her exotic dancing and risqué clothing

Pons, Lily British & World English

(1898–1976), US opera singer; born in France; born Alice-Josephine Pons. A coloratura soprano, she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1931 and sang there for 25 years. She also appeared in movies

Alice-Josephine Pons in Pons, Lily British & World English

(1898–1976), US opera singer; born in France; born Alice-Josephine Pons. A coloratura soprano, she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1931 and sang there for 25 years. She also appeared in movies

Gloria May Josephine Svensson in Swanson, Gloria British & World English

(1899–1983), American actress; born Gloria May Josephine Svensson. She was a major star of silent films such as Sadie Thompson (1928) but is now chiefly known for her performance as the fading movie star in Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie in Josephine British & World English

(1763–1814), Empress of France 1804-9; full name Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie. She married Napoleon in 1796. Their marriage proved childless and she was divorced by Napoleon in 1809