Person:Eugène de Beauharnais (1)

Eugène de Beauharnais
b.3 Sep 1781
d.21 Feb 1824
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Name Eugène de Beauharnais
Gender Male
Birth[1] 3 Sep 1781
Death[1] 21 Feb 1824
Reference Number? Q155545?

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Eugène Rose de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg (; 3 September 1781 – 21 February 1824) was the first child and only son of Alexandre de Beauharnais and Joséphine Tascher de la Pagerie, first wife of Napoleon I.

He was born in Paris, France, and became the stepson and adopted child (but not the heir to the imperial throne) of Napoleon I. His biological father was executed during the revolutionary Reign of Terror. He commanded the Army of Italy and was Viceroy of Italy under his stepfather.

Historians consider him one of the ablest of Napoleon's relatives.

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