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Bugeaud de la Piconnerie, Thomas Robert

Born: 1784 AD
Died: 1849 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Marshal


1784 - Born on October 15th in Limoges. French Marshal.

1804 - He became a private soldier in the Vélites of the Imperial Guard.

1806 - He was given a commission, and as a sub-lieutenant he served in the Jena and Eylau campaigns.

1808 - He was in the first French corps which entered Spain, and was stationed in Madrid during the revolt of the Dos Mayo.

1831 - He was made a maréchal de camp.

1836 - Returned home with the rank of lieutenant-general.

1840 - He was nominated governor-general of Algeria.

1848 - His last public service was the command of the army of the Alps.

1849 - Died on June 10th in Paris.


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