Sentence Examples


  • His brother Alexandre, vicomte de Beauharnais, married Josephine Tascher de la Pagerie (afterwards the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte) and had two children by her - Eugene de Beauharnais and Hortense, who married Louis Bonaparte, king of Holland, and became mother of Napoleon III.
  • In 1802 the First Consul married him to Hortense Beauharnais, a forced union which led to most deplorable results.
  • At the close of the year Louis went to Paris, partly in order to procure a divorce from Hortense and partly to gain better terms for Holland.
  • Meanwhile the Countess Potocka had established herself in Paris, but Charles de Flahaut had by this time entered on his liaison with Hortense de Beauharnais, queen of Holland.
  • He was assiduous in his attendance on Queen Hortense until the Hundred Days brought him into active service again.