Harriet Howard, born Elizabeth Ann Haryett (1823–1865). Mistress and financial backer of Louis Napoleon, later Napoleon III of France.
- "As his red-headed mistress and an aspiring actress, she renamed
herself Harriet Howard and was referred to as Miss Howard." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Howard
- "Red-headed lovely Harriet Howard provided her body and money to support Louis-Napoleon’s coup d’état in 1851." https://www.huffingtonpost.com/…/bell-book-and-broadwell_b_…