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Street named after Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi

    Élisa-Napoléone Baciocchi (b. Lucca, Italy, 1806 – d. 1869, Brittany, France) was an agriculturist. Her father Félix was an officer in the Napoleonic army and her mother, Élisa Bonaparte, Princess of Piombino and Grand Duchess of Tuscany, was Napoleon’s sister. Deeply grieving her son’s mysterious death at 26, Elisa left the court and, after a brief stay in the Veneto, settled for good in Brittany, where she devoted herself to tilling her lands and creating a farm and several fisheries. She began fish farming and Breton cattle breeding, for which she received a prize at the Universal Exhibition in 1855. She initiated the first « agricultural shows » in Brittany.

    Address : Via Elisa Baciocchi, 34123 Trieste TS

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