eugenie hortense de beauharnais

Beauharnais

[boh-ar-ne]
noun
1.
Alexandre de [a-lek-sahndruh duh] , 1760–94, French general and statesman.
2.
Eugénie Hortense de [œ-zhey-nee awr-tahns duh] , 1782–1837, queen of Holland: wife of Louis Bonaparte.
3.
Joséphine de [zhaw-zey-feen duh] , 1763–1814, empress of France 1804–09: first wife of Napoleon I.
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Beauharnais (French boarnɛ)
 
n
1.  Alexandre (alɛksã̃dr), Vicomte de. 1760--94, French general, who served in the War of American Independence and the French Revolutionary wars; first husband of Empress Joséphine: guillotined
2.  his son, Eugène de (øʒɛn də). 1781--1824, viceroy of Italy (1805--14) for his stepfather Napoleon I
3.  (Eugénie) (øʒeni) Hortense de (ɔrtɑ̃s də). 1783--1837, queen of Holland (1806--10) as wife of Louis Bonaparte; daughter of Alexandre Beauharnais and sister of Eugène: mother of Napoleon III
4.  See Josephine Joséphine de (ʒozefin də), previous name of the Empress Josephine

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