Bartolini-Badelli, Giustina

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Bartolini-Badelli, Giustina

Third wife of Jérôme Bonaparte. Name variations: Giustina Pecori. Born Giustina Pecori-Suárez Grimaldi; married Jérôme Bonaparte (1784–1860), brother of Napoleon I, in a religious ceremony, in 1840, and later in a civil ceremony, in 1853.

The widow of an Italian noble, Marchesa Giustina Bartolini-Badelli married Jérôme Bonaparte after bailing him out of debt. In return, Jérôme was unfaithful and squandered her money.