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Beauharnais, Hortense de

Beauharnais, Hortense de ôrtäNs´ də bōärnā´ [key], 1783–1837, queen of Holland (1806–10), daughter of Alexandre and Josephine de Beauharnais and wife of Louis Bonaparte . She was the mother of Napoleon III and—by her lover, the comte de Flahaut—of the duc de Morny .

See C. Wright, Daughter to Napoleon (1961).

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