Claude de Beauharnais (1680–1738)

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Claude de Beauharnais
Spouse(s) Renée Hardouineau
Noble family House of Beauharnais
Father Francis IV of Beauharnais
Mother Marguerite Françoise de Pyvart de Chastillé
Born 1680
Died 1738

Claude de Beauharnais (1680–1738) was a French nobleman. He was seigneur de Beaumont, comte des Roches-Baritaud[citation needed], capitaine des vaisseaux du roi, and a knight of the Order of Saint Louis. He was the son of Francis IV of Beauharnais, seigneur de La Boische and his wife Marguerite Françoise de Pyvart de Chastillé.

In 1713, Claude de Beauharnais married Renée Hardouineau (daughter of Pierre Hardouineau, seigneur de La Laudanière and his wife Renée Le Pays de Beauville). They had two children:

Through his son Francis, Claude was grandfather of Alexandre de Beauharnais and great-grandfather of Eugène de Beauharnais and Hortense de Beauharnais. He is also the direct ancestor of Nicolas de Leuchtenberg.

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