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Georgian Celebrity: Chevalier d’Eon, French Diplomat, Spy, Soldier, and Transvestite

Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont (5 October 1728 – 21 May 1810), usually known as the Chevalier d’Éon, was a French diplomat, spy and soldier, whose first 49 years were spent as a man, and whose last 33 years were spent … Continue reading

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