Claude de Beauharnais (1680–1738)
|Claude de Beauharnais|
|Father||Francis IV of Beauharnais|
|Mother||Marguerite Françoise de Pyvart de Chastillé|
|Died||1738 (aged 57–58)|
Claude de Beauharnais (1680–1738) was a French nobleman. He was seigneur de Beaumont, comte des Roches-Baritaud, 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:
- Francis V of Beauharnais, seigneur de Beaumont, marquis de la Ferté-Beauharnais.
- Claude de Beauharnais, comte des Roches-Baritaud (1717–1784), who in 1753 married Anne Mouchard de Chaban (1738–1813) (3 children, including Claude de Beauharnais).
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.