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Bourmont, Louis Auguste Victor de (Count of Ghaisnes)

Born: 1773 AD
Died: 1846 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Politician, Soldier


1773 - Born on September 2nd in château de Bourmont, France. French soldier and politician.

1788-1792 - Bourmont entered the French Guard but fled the French Revolution to join the royalist forces.

1793 - He was a leading figure in the royalist revolt that broke out in the Vendée in western France.

1830 - He was the conqueror of Algiers, for which he received the title of marshal of France.

         - He refused allegiance to Louis Philippe on his accession, and was dismissed the service.

1846 - Died on October 27th in château de Bourmont, France.


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