Marie Duplessis (1824-1847)

Death: 3rd February 1847
Location: Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Photo Taken by: Aldo Ardetti

Born Alphonsine Plessis, she was mistress to a number of prominent and wealthy men. She was the inspiration for Marguerite Gautier, the main character of La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils, who was one of Duplessis' lovers.