Admiral of France
The title Admiral of France is one of the Great Officers of the Crown of France, the naval equivalent of Marshal of France.The title was created in 1269 by Louis IX of France, during the Eighth Crusad...
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Joachim Murat
Marshal of France and Grand Admiral or Admiral of France Joachim-Napoléon Murat ([ʒoakim napoleɔ̃ myʁa] (born Joachim Murat; Italian: Gioacchino Napoleone Murat; 25 March 1767 – 13 October 1...
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Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet
Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet (c. 1488 – 24 February 1525) was a French soldier.The younger brother of Artus Gouffier, seigneur de Boisy, tutor of Francis I of France, Bonnivet was brought ...
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André de Laval-Montmorency
André de Laval-Montmorency, seigneur de Lohéac (c. 1408 – 1485) was a Marshal of France. He was the son of Guy XIII de Laval and Anne de Laval, and a leading member of the House of Laval.In 1423 he se...
César, Duke of Vendôme
César de Bourbon, Légitimé de France (3 June 1594 – 22 October 1665) was the son of Henry IV of France and his mistress Gabrielle d'Estrées, and founder of the House of Bourbon-Vendome. He held ...
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Charles Rigault de Genouilly
Pierre-Louis-Charles Rigault de Genouilly (April 12, 1807 in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime – May 4, 1873 in Barcelona) was a nineteenth-century French admiral. He fought with distinction in the Crimea...
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Charles, Duke of Mayenne
Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne (26 March 1554 – 3 October 1611), or Charles de Guise, was a French nobleman of the house of Guise and a military leader of the Catholic League, which he headed du...
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Albin Roussin
Albin Reine Roussin (21 April 1781–21 February 1854) was a French admiral and statesman.
His father was a lawyer who was arrested during the French Revolution when Roussin was aged twelve. H...
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Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre
Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon (16 November 1725 – 4 March 1793) was the son of Louis Alexandre de Bourbon and his wife Marie Victoire de Noailles. He was also a grandson of Louis XIV of France and...
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Marie-Alfred de Suin
Marie-Alfred de Suin (Marie-Jean-Baptiste-Alfred de Suin) (April 1796 - 1861) was a French sailor.He became Rear Admiral in May 1849 and, from 1851 to 1854, he commanded the French naval division of B...
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Philippe de Chabot
Philippe de Chabot, Seigneur De Brion, Count of Charny and Buzançois (c. 1492 – June 1, 1543), also known as Admiral De Brion, was an admiral of France.
The Chabot family was one of the olde...
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13 Vendémiaire
13 Vendémiaire Year 4 (5 October 1795 in the French Republican Calendar) is the name given to a battle between the French Revolutionary troops and Royalist forces in the streets of Paris. The battle w...
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Armand Joseph Bruat
Armand Joseph Bruat (Colmar, 26 May 1796 – Montebello, off Toulon, 19 November 1855) was a French admiral.
Bruat joined the French Navy in 1811, at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. His early ca...
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Jean de Vienne
Jean de Vienne (1341 – 25 September 1396) was a French knight, general and Admiral of France during the Hundred Years' War.
Jean de Vienne was born at Dole, in what is now Franche-Comté. As a nobl...
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Luis de la Cerda
Luis de La Cerda, also called Louis of Spain (France, 1291 - Lamotte-du-Rhône, July 5, 1348) was an expatriate royal prince of the Crown of Castile, who lived and served in the Kingdom of France. Am...
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Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse
Louis Alexandre de Bourbon, comte de Toulouse (1681), duc de Penthièvre (1697), (1711), (6 June 1678 – 1 December 1737), a legitimated prince of the blood royal, was the son of Louis XIV and of ...
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François Thomas Tréhouart
François Thomas Tréhouart (27 April 1798 - 8 November 1873) was a French admiral, notable as the last holder to date of the rank of Admiral of France, to which he was appointed on 20 February 1869. He...
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Jean Louis de Nogaret de La Valette
Jean Louis de Nogaret de La Valette (1554–1642), created Duke of Épernon, was a powerful member of the French nobility at the turn of the 17th century. He was deeply involved in plots and politics th...
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Louis, Count of Vermandois
Louis de Bourbon, Légitimé de France, Count of Vermandois (2 October 1667– Flanders, 18 November 1683) was the eldest surviving son of Louis XIV of France and his mistress Louise de La Vallière....
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Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil et du Bousquet
Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil et du Bousquet (14 November 1665, château du Bousquet, Montpeyroux, Rouergue – 8/9 March 1744) was a French Navy admiral.
He was the younger brother of Louis, Baro...
Jean V de Bueil
Jean V de Bueil (1406–1477), called le Fléau des Anglais "plague of the English", count of Sancerre, viscount of Carentan, lord of Montrésor, Château-la-Vallière, Saint-Calais, Vaujours, Ussé and Vail...
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Anne de Joyeuse
Anne de Batarnay de Joyeuse, Baron d'Arques, Vicomte then Duke of Joyeuse (1560 or 1561 – 20 October 1587) was a royal favourite and active participant in the French Wars of Religion. An intimate frie...
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Louis de Culant
Admiral Louis de Culant (or Culan) (1360–1444) was a French nobleman and Admiral of France. He held the titles of Baron of Châteauneuf-sur-Cher, Lord of Culant and Ainay-le-Vieil. As Lord of Culant, t...
Claude d'Annebault
Claude d'Annebault (1495– 2 November 1552) was a French military officer; Marshal of France (1538–52); Admiral of France (1543–1552); and Governor of Piedmont in 1541. He led the French invasion of th...
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Charles Baudin
Charles Baudin (1792 in Sedan, France – June 7, 1854 at Ischia, Italy), was a French admiral, whose naval service extended from the First Empire through the early days of the Second Empire.From 1800, ...
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André de Brancas
André de Brancas or Amiral de Villars (died 24 July 1595) was a French admiral.He fought for the Catholic League and the Spanish, wishing to make Normandy an independent lordship. He remained in Rouen...
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Gaspard II de Coligny
Gaspard de Coligny, Seigneur de Châtillon (16 February 1519 – 24 August 1572) was a French nobleman and admiral, best remembered as a disciplined Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion.<...
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Ferdinand-Alphonse Hamelin
Ferdinand-Alphonse Hamelin (2 September 1796 – 10 January 1864), French admiral, was born in Pont-l'Évêque, Normandy.He went to sea in 1806 as cabin boy with his uncle, Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin,...
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French Florida
French Florida (French: Floride française) was a colonial territory established by French Huguenot colonists in the modern area of Florida between 1562 and 1565.The colonial endeavour was started foll...
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St. Bartholomew's Day massacre
The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (Massacre de la Saint-Barthélemy in French) in 1572 was a targeted group of assassinations, followed by a wave of Catholic mob violence, both directed against the Hu...
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