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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 333,821 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Alexandre de Beauharnais is the 272nd most popular military personnel (up from 297th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Martinique 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 272 out of 1,468Before him are Yermak Timofeyevich, Erich Priebke, Oenomaus, Wang Jian, Reinhard Gehlen, and Gerhard Barkhorn. After him are Karl Wolff, Boris Shaposhnikov, Vasily Blyukher, Orda Khan, Kurt Knispel, and Slobodan Praljak.

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Among people born in 1760, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 9Before him are Henri de Saint-Simon, Luigi Cherubini, Jiaqing Emperor, François-Noël Babeuf, Camille Desmoulins, and Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle. After him are Johan Gadolin, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Aloysia Weber, and Jean-François Le Sueur. Among people deceased in 1794, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 11Before him are Cesare Beccaria, Marquis de Condorcet, Camille Desmoulins, Edward Gibbon, Jacques Hébert, and Élisabeth of France. After him are Georges Couthon, André Chénier, William Jones, Augustin Robespierre, Gregory Skovoroda, and Nicolas Chamfort.

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In Martinique

Among people born in Martinique, Alexandre de Beauharnais ranks 3 out of 23Before him are Empress Joséphine (1763) and Frantz Fanon (1925). After him are Aimé Césaire (1913), Édouard Glissant (1928), René Maran (1887), Patrick Chamoiseau (1953), Gérard Janvion (1953), Allen Chastanet (1960), Cédric Sorhaindo (1984), Joël Abati (1970), and Emmanuel Rivière (1990).


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