Maximilian de Beauharnais, Duke o Leuchtenberg

Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke o Leuchtenberg, Prince Romanowsky (2 October 1817 – 1 November 1852) wis the husband o Grand Duchess Maria Nikolayevna o Roushie an first cousin o Emperors Napoleon III o the French an Franz Joseph I o Austrick. He wis a grandson o Napoleon I's first wife, the Empress Josephine, bi her prior mairiage taw Alexandre de Beauharnais.

Maximilian de Beauharnais
Maximilian Leuchtenberg.jpg
Portrait bi Karl Briullov, 1849
Duke o Leuchtenberg
Ring28 March 1835 – 1 November 1852
PredecessorAuguste de Beauharnais
SuccessorNicholas Maximilianovich
Born1 November 1817
Munich, Kinrick o Bavarie
Dee'd1 November 1852(1852-11-01) (aged 35)
St.Petersburg, Russian Empire
SpouseGrand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna o Roushie (m. 1839)
IssuePrincess Alexandra
Maria, Princess Louis William of Baden
Nicholas, Duke o Leuchtenberg
Eugenia, Duchess Alexander o Oldenburg
Eugen, Duke o Leuchtenberg
Prince Sergei
Georgi, Duke o Leuchtenberg
Full name
Maximilian Joseph Eugene Auguste Napoleon
HooseBeauharnais
FaitherEugène de Beauharnais
MitherPrincess Augusta o Bavarie
Coat of arms Maximilien de Leuchtenberg.svg

MairiageEedit

He mairit Grand Duchess Maria Nikolayevna o Roushie on 2 Julie 1839 in the chaipel o the Winter Pailace. She wis a dochter o Nicholas I o Roushie an Charlotte o Proushie.

His faither-in-law Nicholas I grantit tae him on 14 Julie 1839 the Roushie an Finnish style Imperial Highness, a rank he wis entitled tae as a descendant o the extendit dynasty o Napoleon I o Fraunce. His faither wis an adoptive son o Napoleon.