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 the sister-in-law to her step-father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hortense de Beauharnais has received more than 547,065 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Hortense de Beauharnais is the 89th most popular companion (up from 96th in 2019), the 475th most popular biography from France (up from 501st in 2019) and the 9th 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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Among companions, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 89 out of 687Before her are Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Yakov Dzhugashvili, Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, Isabella of Austria, and Maria Feodorovna. After her are Athaliah, Elisabeth Farnese, Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Maria Luisa of Parma, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece.

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Among people born in 1783, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 3Before her are Stendhal and Simón Bolívar. After her are Washington Irving, Agustín de Iturbide, Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, Hugh Glass, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Vasily Zhukovsky, N. F. S. Grundtvig, Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria, and Friedrich Sertürner. Among people deceased in 1837, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 6Before her are Alexander Pushkin, William IV of the United Kingdom, Charles Fourier, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, and John Constable. After her are Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Georg Büchner, Giacomo Leopardi, 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 475 out of 5,234Before her are Philippe Pinel (1745), Peter the Hermit (1050), Louis Renault (1843), Arthur Honegger (1892), Siméon Denis Poisson (1781), and Jacques Hébert (1757). After her are Francis Picabia (1879), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Étienne de La Boétie (1530), Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728), Christine Lagarde (1956), and Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747).

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Among companions born in France, Hortense de Beauharnais ranks 9Before her are Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Elisabeth of Valois (1545), Madame du Barry (1743), Isabella of France (1295), Claude of France (1499), and Désirée Clary (1777). After her are Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France (1290), Brigitte Macron (1953), Henrietta Maria of France (1609), Marie of Anjou (1404), Anne of Foix-Candale (1484), and Catherine of Valois (1401).