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Beauharnais, de

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biographical name Beau·har·nais, de \ˌbō-ˌär-ˈnā\

Definition of Beauharnais, de

  1. Fr. family including: Vicomte Alexandre 1760–1794 gen.; his wife Joséphine 1763–1814 later the 1st wife of Napoleon I; their son Eugène 1781–1824 prince of Eich*stätt play \ˈīḵ-ˌshtet\ ; their daughter Hor*tense play \ȯr-ˈtäⁿs\ 1783–1837 wife of Louis Bonaparte & mother of Napoleon III




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