Beauharnais, de

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

Definition of Beauharnais, de

French family including: Vicomte Alexandre 1760-1794 general; his wife Joséphine 1763-1814 later the 1st wife of Napoléon 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 and mother of Napoléon III

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