Beauharnais


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Related to Beauharnais: Joséphine de Beauharnais

Beau·har·nais

 (bō-är-nā′), Alexandre de 1760-1794.
French soldier who fought with Rochambeau's troops in the American Revolution and later in France with the French Revolutionary army. He was guillotined during the Reign of Terror.

Beauharnais

, Eugène de 1781-1824.
French soldier and statesman. Son of Alexandre and Josephine de Beauharnais, he was later adopted by Napoleon I and became viceroy and then heir apparent to the throne of Italy (1806).

Beauharnais

, Josephine de 1763-1814.
Empress of the French (1804-1809) as the wife of Napoleon I. Married first to Alexandre de Beauharnais, she wed Napoleon Bonaparte in 1796. The marriage was annulled (1810) because of her alleged infertility.

Beauharnais

(French boarnɛ)
n
1. (Biography) Alexandre (alɛksãdr), 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. (Biography) his son, Eugène de (øʒɛn də). 1781–1824, viceroy of Italy (1805–14) for his stepfather Napoleon I
3. (Biography) (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. (Biography) Joséphine de (ʒozefin də), previous name of the Empress Josephine. See Josephine

Beau•har•nais

(ˌboʊ ɑrˈneɪ)

n.
1. Eugénie Hortense de, 1782–1837, queen of Holland: wife of Louis Bonaparte.
2. Joséphine de, 1763–1814, empress of France 1804–09: first wife of Napoleon I.
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1796: Napoleon married society beauty Josephine de Beauharnais.
1796: French society beauty Josephine de Beauharnais married the rapidly rising soldier Napoleon Bonaparte, then Commander of the Interior.
1796: Napoleon (below) married society beauty Josephine de Beauharnais.
Beauharnais appears to have had very little effect on race equality discourse.
Commenting on Napoleon's marriage to the vicomtesse de Beauharnais, Sanges remarks, sarcastically: "Il vecchio regime si mescola col nuovo.
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159) See Beauharnais v Illinois, 343 US 250, 72 S Ct 725 (1952).
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In 1796, the future emperor of the French, Napoleon Bonaparte, married Josephine de Beauharnais.
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Beauharnais has never been overruled, though the Supreme Court has had opportunities to do so.