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Eu·gé·nie(yo͞o-jē′nē, œ-zhā-nē′) 1826-1920.
Empress of France (1853-1871) as the wife of Napoleon III. She acted as regent during the emperor's absences and is thought to have influenced events leading to the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, which ended in defeat for France.
(Biography) original name Eugénia Maria de Montijo de Guzman, Comtesse de Téba. 1826–1920, Empress of France (1853–71) as wife of Napoleon III
Comtesse de Teba (Marie Eugénie de Montijo de Guzmán), 1826–1920, wife of Napoleon III, born in Spain: Empress of France 1853–71.