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or of the New empire. --Who is Maximilian? is a question frequently asked. We suppose him to be a scion of the Bonaparte family, in which there are two persons of that name, grandchildren of Eugene Beauharnais and his wife, the Princess of Bavaria. Eugene was a child of Josephine by her first marriage, and a great favorite of the Emperor Napoleon, who, in 1806, adopted him as his son. He was subsequently appointed Viceroy of Italy, and married the Princess of Bavaria. In 1817 he had a sBavaria. In 1817 he had a son called Maximilian, who entered the service of Russia, and in 1839 married the Grand Duchess Marie Nicolaiwena, daughter of the Emperor Nicholas. By this lady he has had several children, two of whom are sons--one, Prince Nicholas Maximilian, born in 1841, and Eugene Maximilian, born in 1847. Is the Emperor of Mexico the elder of the two? There is none of the Bonaparte blood in their veins; but they are so aided to that family as to be considered a part of it. The choice of such a person w