Alexandre de Beauharnais

1760 - 1794

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Alexandre François Marie, Viscount of Beauharnais (28 May 1760 – 23 July 1794) was a French political figure and general during the French Revolution. He was the first husband of Joséphine Tascher de la Pagerie, who later married Napoleon Bonaparte and became empress of the First French Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre de Beauharnais has received more than 280,341 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Alexandre de Beauharnais is the 297th most popular military personnel (up from 350th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Martinique (up from 1,014th in 2019) and the most popular Military Personnel.

Alexandre de Beauharnais was a French aristocrat and general who served as the viceroy of Italy under Napoleon.

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Among military personnels, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 297 out of 1,466Before him are Boris Shaposhnikov, Lü Meng, Maurice de Saxe, Günther Prien, Alexander Yegorov, and Tomoyuki Yamashita. After him are Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Ivan Bagramyan, Walther Wenck, Francisco de Miranda, Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, and Raimondo Montecuccoli.

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Among people born in 1760, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 10Before him are Jiaqing Emperor, Luigi Cherubini, François-Noël Babeuf, Camille Desmoulins, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, and Johan Gadolin. After him are August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Johann Peter Hebel, Aloysia Weber, and William Beckford. Among people deceased in 1794, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 13Before him are Edward Gibbon, Camille Desmoulins, Jacques Hébert, Élisabeth of France, André Chénier, and Georges Couthon. After him are Nicolas Chamfort, William Jones, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Rudolf Erich Raspe, Augustin Robespierre, and Gregory Skovoroda.

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In Martinique

Among people born in Martinique, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 3 out of 22Before him are Empress Joséphine (1763) and Frantz Fanon (1925). After him are Aimé Césaire (1913), Édouard Glissant (1928), Patrick Chamoiseau (1953), Gérard Janvion (1953), Allen Chastanet (1960), Joël Abati (1970), Emmanuel Rivière (1990), Cédric Sorhaindo (1984), and Ronny Turiaf (1983).


Among military personnels born in Martinique, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 1