Bugeaud de la Piconnerie, Thomas Robert
Born: Oct 15, 1784 AD
Died: 1849 AD, at 64 years of age.
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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