Beauharnais

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Beauharnais

1. Alexandre , Vicomte de. 1760--94, French general, who served in the War of American Independence and the French Revolutionary wars; first husband of Empress Joséphine: guillotined
2. his son, Eugène de . 1781--1824, viceroy of Italy (1805--14) for his stepfather Napoleon I
3. (Eugénie) Hortense de . 1783--1837, queen of Holland (1806--10) as wife of Louis Bonaparte; daughter of Alexandre Beauharnais and sister of Eugène: mother of Napoleon III
4. Joséphine de . See (Empress) Josephine
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His heir was Eugene de Beauharnais, so that the expected second son of Napoleon I could become King of Italy.
Weber's attempts to win royal support for a public conceit in the court theater and his previously undocumented ties to Eugene de Beauharnais, the former Viceroy of Italy point up the importance of noble patronage for the young composer-pianist.