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List of American heiresses

Catherine Willis Gray, who became Princess Murat
Consuelo Vanderbilt, a member of the Vanderbilt family who became Duchess of Marlborough

This is a list of some American socialites, from before the Gilded Age to the end of the 20th century, who married into the European nobility, peerage or royalty. The titles in this list are all mentioned or translated into English.

Before 1865Edit

From 1865 to 1965Edit

After the beginning of the Reconstruction Era and the Gilded Age (at the end of the American Civil War on 9 May 1865):

After 1965Edit

After the end of the practice of granting hereditary peerages in the UK (with the Baron Margadale) on 1 January 1965:

Other American heiressesEdit

Fictional American heiressesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Heirs of Europe LANTE DELLA ROVERE". see line 32 & 33. Ronald Elward 2009-2014. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Miscellaneous Items". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. April 27, 1867. p. 4. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Cash for titles: The Billion-dollar ladies". Daisy Goodwin. Mail Online. Retrieved 14 August 2010.
  4. ^ "MARRIED TO HER MARQUIS; THE FINAL ACT IN A STRANGE LIFE STORY. THE FORMER MRS. ADELE LIVINGSTON STEVENS NOW THE WIFE OF THE MARQUIS DE TALLEYRAND PERIGORD. PARIS" (PDF). The New York Times. January 26, 1887. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Adele Livingston Sampson". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 20 July 1912. Retrieved 10 February 2019.

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