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Beauharnais, Hortense de

Beauharnais, Hortense de rtNs d? b?rn? [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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