Marie Bonaparte was a descendant of Napoleon Bonaparte's brother Lucien. She became a princess through marriage to Prince George of Greece in 1907. After psychoanalysis with Sigmund Freud, she became a well-known analyst and writer herself. She and Freud were close and she translated his work into French. She used her wealth to put up the ransom that the Nazis required to allow Freud and his family to leave Vienna for London in 1938.
Sie war die Urenkelin Lucien Bonapartes, des Bruders von Napoléon Bonaparte. 1907 heiratete sie Prinz Georg von Griechenland. Sie übersetzte die Werke Freuds. Sie verfasste Studien über Edgar Allan Poe, die Triebtheorie und die weibliche Sexualität. land.