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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But the baggage trains stretched out so that the last of Beauharnais' train had not yet got out of Moscow and reached the Kaluga road when the vanguard of Ney's army was already emerging from the Great Ordynka Street.
These were troops of Beauharnais' corps which had started before any of the others.
Malmaison's stylish bar, Mal Bar, recently released a new cocktail menu inspired by the tale of irresistible power and intoxicating love between Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine de Beauharnais. Divided into four chapters -love, infidelity, forgiveness and power -the menu tells the tale of their 13 tumultuous years of marriage and the passionate time they spent together at Chateau de Malmaison near Paris.
Thirteen people on board died, including Adeline Coquelin, the 12-year-old niece of Napoleon Bonaparte's divorced wife Josephine de Beauharnais, who isburied at a nearby church.
A broche studded with a coloured pearl which King Henry IV purchased for $25 million from the Dodge brothers who manufactured the latter's cars, and a diamond-studded pearl necklace from the collection of Queen of Sweden and Norway Josephine de Beauharnais are among the elegant lot on display.
Hortense de Beauharnais is engrossed in her studies at a boarding school for aristocratic girls.
| 1796: Napoleon married society beauty Josephine de Beauharnais. | 1831: The French Foreign Legion was founded by King Louis Philippe, with headquarters at Sidi-bel-Abbes in Algeria.
1796: Napoleon married society beauty Josephine de Beauharnais. 1831: The French Foreign Legion was founded by King Louis Philippe, with headquarters at Sidi-bel-Abbes in Algeria.
Reigning as its king, direct governance was done by his step-son, Eugene de Beauharnais. NapoleonAEs Mediterranean spanned most of Western European and northern shores.
1796: French society beauty Josephine de Beauharnais married the rapidly rising soldier Napoleon Bonaparte, then Commander of the Interior.
Beauharnais appears to have had very little effect on race equality discourse.
It did not take much digging to discover that the Duke of Leuchtenberg was none other than Eugene de Beauharnais, the stepson of Napoleon who married the daughter of the King of Bavaria, and whose art collection was celebrated in its day.