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Cadoudal, Georges (Georges)

Born: 1771 AD
Died: 1804 AD, at 33 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Politician


1771 - He was born near Auray, in Brittany, on the 1st of January.

1793 - He organized a rebellion in the Morbihan against the National Convention of the First Republic.

         - He joined the army of the Vendée insurrection, taking part in the battles of Le Mans and of Savenay.

         - He returned to Morbihan, he was arrested, and imprisoned at Brest.

1800 - It was impossible for Cadoudal to continue to wage open war, so he centered his efforts on conspiracies.

         - He was indirectly involved in Pierre Saint-Regent's attempt on the life of the First Consul, in December.

1803 - With Jean Victor Moreau and Charles Pichegru, planned anti-Napoleon conspiracy.

1804 - He was sentenced to death, he refused to ask for pardon and was guillotined in Paris, on the 10th of June.


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