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									                   SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                                                    Washington, D. C. 20549

                                                          FORM 8-K
                                                          CURRENT REPORT

                                                   Pursuant to Section 13 or 15d of the
                                                    Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                                             Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                                                             March 31, 2000

                                            HARTFORD LIFE, INC.
                                           (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

             Delaware                                                 1-12749                       06-1470915
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             State or other jurisdiction of                       (Commission File               (IRS Employer
             Incorporation)                                       Number)                        Identification

             200 Hopmeadow Street
             Simsbury, Connecticut                                                06089
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             (Address of principal executive                                    (Zip Code)

                                             Registrant's telephone number: (860) 525-8555

Item 5. Other Events:

On March 31, 2000, the Board of Directors of Hartford Life, Inc. (the "Company") announced that it received on March 27, 2000 an
offer from the Board of Directors of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ("The Hartford") for the acquisition of all of the
common shares of the Company not already owned by The Hartford. Additional information is set forth in the Company's press
release, which is filed as an exhibit hereto.

Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits

c) The following is filed as an exhibit to this Current Report:

                                 Number             Description
                                 ------             -----------

                                 99.1               Press release dated March 31,


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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its
behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                                      HARTFORD LIFE, INC.

              Date:      March 31, 2000                    By:    /s/ Lynda Godkin
                                                                  Name: Lynda Godkin
                                                                  Title: Its Senior Vice President
                                                                             General Counsel


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      News Release                                                                         Media Contact:
      Hartford Life, Simsbury, CT 06070                                                    Joe Fazzino
                                                                                           Office: 860 843-8180
      Hartford Life's Internet address is                                                  Home: 860 489-0055
                                                                                           Dave Potter
                                                                                           Office: 860 843-8993
                                                                                           Home: 860 658-6430
      Date:                     March 31, 2000
                                                                                           Investor Contact:
      For Release:              Immediately upon receipt                                   Stuart Carlisle
                                                                                           Office: 860 843-7418

                                       HARTFORD LIFE INC. RECEIVES OFFER
                                   FROM THE HARTFORD FOR OUTSTANDING SHARES

SIMSBURY, Conn. - Hartford Life Inc. (NYSE: HLI), today announced that its board of directors has received an offer from The
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG) for the acquisition of all of the common shares of Hartford Life not already
owned by The Hartford at a price of $44 per share in cash. The offer, which was made on March 27 to the Hartford Life board of
directors, represents a nine percent premium to the closing price on that day and a 25 percent premium over Hartford Life's average
closing price of $35.33 per share for the 30 days prior to the offer.

The Hartford currently owns approximately 81.5 percent of the outstanding shares of common stock of Hartford Life. Approximately
26 million shares of Hartford Life's common stock are owned by the public.

A special committee consisting of Hartford Life directors not affiliated with The Hartford has been appointed by the Hartford Life
board to consider the offer.

Hartford Life Inc., the nation's third largest life insurance group based on statutory assets, offers through its subsidiaries a
comprehensive portfolio of fixed and variable annuities, life insurance, mutual funds, employee benefits and group retirement plans.
Hartford Life is majority owned by The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., one of the nation's oldest and largest insurance and
financial services operations with 1999 revenues of $13.5 billion.

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