Hortense de Beauharnais

1783 - 1837

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Hortense Eugénie Cécile Bonaparte (French pronunciation: [ɔʁtɑ̃s øʒeni sesil bɔnapaʁt]; née de Beauharnais, pronounced [də boaʁnɛ]; 10 April 1783 – 5 October 1837) was Queen consort of Holland. She was the stepdaughter of Emperor Napoléon I as the daughter of his first wife, Joséphine de Beauharnais. Hortense later married Napoléon I’s brother, Louis Bonaparte, who had been made King of Holland, making her her stepfather’s sister-in-law. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hortense de Beauharnais has received more than 865,214 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Hortense de Beauharnais is the 30th most popular companion (up from 81st in 2019), the 221st most popular biography from France (up from 410th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Companion.

Hortense de Beauharnais was the daughter of Josephine de Beauharnais, who was the first wife of Napoleon. Hortense was married to Louis Bonaparte, Napoleon's brother, and after he became king of Holland she became queen.

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Over the past year Hortense de Beauharnais has had the most page views in the with 242,165 views, followed by French (148,554), and Spanish (78,705). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (395.86%), Spanish (321.36%), and Hungarian (236.16%)


Among companions, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 30 out of 784Before her are Jane Seymour, Livia, Roxana, Queen Silvia of Sweden, Mileva Marić, and Victoria, Princess Royal. After her are Olympias, Caroline of Ansbach, Ingrid of Sweden, Mary Boleyn, Messalina, and Maria Theresa of Spain.

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Among people born in 1783, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 3Before her are Stendhal, and Simón Bolívar. After her are Agustín de Iturbide, Washington Irving, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, N. F. S. Grundtvig, Hugh Glass, Vasily Zhukovsky, Friedrich Sertürner, Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, and Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria. Among people deceased in 1837, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 3Before her are William IV of the United Kingdom, and Alexander Pushkin. After her are Charles Fourier, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, John Constable, Giacomo Leopardi, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Georg Büchner, François Gérard, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, and John Field.

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In France

Among people born in France, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 221 out of 6,770Before her are Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789), Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan (1611), André Breton (1896), Gilles Deleuze (1925), Pope Innocent VI (1282), and Gustave Le Bon (1841). After her are Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900), Gustave Doré (1832), Léon Foucault (1819), Bernard Arnault (1949), François Boucher (1703), and Pope Urban VI (1318).

Among COMPANIONS In France

Among companions born in France, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 4Before her are Madame de Pompadour (1721), Madame du Barry (1743), and Joseph Bonaparte (1768). After her are Désirée Clary (1777), Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (1635), Elisabeth of Valois (1545), Brigitte Macron (1953), Isabella of France (1295), Julie Clary (1771), Marie of Anjou (1404), and Emma of Normandy (985).