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.