Born on 24 October 1941 at Neuilly-sur-Seine, Béatrice Marie Guillemine Huguette Pasquier de Franclieu was the second of the three daughters of Bruno Pasquier de Franclieu (1914-1944) and his wife Jacqueline Térisse (1918-1999), who married in 1938. Béatrice studied political science at the Sorbonne and then received a masters in marketing. She went on to carve out a career in fashion and worked for Dior.
|Prince Michel d'Orléans and Béatrice Pasquier de Franclieu.|
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