Marshal of France
The Marshal of France (French: Maréchal de France, plural Maréchaux de France) is a military distinction in contemporary France, not a military rank but is granted to generals for exceptional ach...
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Charles de Blanchefort
Charles I de Blanchefort, Marquis de Créquy, Prince de Poix, Duc de Lesdiguières, (1578–1638), was a marshal of France.
De Blanchefort was son of Antoine de Blanchefort. He saw his first fighting...
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Auguste de Marmont
Auguste Frédéric Louis Viesse de Marmont (20 July 1774 – 22 March 1852) was a French general and nobleman who rose to the rank of Marshal of France and was awarded the title Duc de Raguse (duke ...
First French Empire
The First French Empire (French: Empire Français), also known as the Greater French Empire or Napoleonic Empire, was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in m...
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Louis François, duc de Boufflers
Louis François de Boufflers, Duke of Boufflers, Count of Cagny (January 10, 1644 in Crillon, Oise – August 22, 1711 in Fontainebleau) was a Marshal of France.He entered the army and saw service in 166...
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Claude Louis Hector de Villars
Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Prince de Martigues, Marquis then Duc de Villars, Vicomte de Melun (8 May 1653 – 17 June 1734) was the last great general of Louis XIV of France and one of the most bri...
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Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron
Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron (1524 – July 26, 1592) was a celebrated French soldier of the 16th century.
His family, one of the numerous branches of the House of Gontaut, took its title from ...
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Guy Aldonce de Durfort de Lorges
Guy Aldonce de Durfort, duc de Lorges, marshal of France, (22 August 1630 – 22 October 1702), was a French nobleman and soldier, remembered chiefly as father-in-law of the Duc de St. Simon, who portra...
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Nicolay (family)
The Marquisal, Countal and Baronial House of Nicolay (de Nicolaÿ/Nicolaï, von Nicolay/Nicolai) - ) is a European noble family of the Ancien Régime with its roots in the south of France at the early pa...
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Rémi Joseph Isidore Exelmans
Marshal Rémi Joseph Isidore Exelmans, 1st Comte Exelmans (13 November 1775 – 22 June 1852) was a distinguished French soldier of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, as well as a political fig...
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Charles, Prince of Soubise
Charles de Rohan (16 July 1715 – 1 July 1787), duke of Rohan-Rohan, seigneur of Roberval, and marshal of France from 1758, was a military man, and a minister to the kings Louis XV and Louis XVI....
Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon
Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon, 1st Marquis de Grenade (May 31, 1754 – December 25, 1818) was Marshal of France.
He was born to a family of small nobility in Grenade-sur-Garonne, Languedoc. Afte...
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Timoléon d'Espinay
Timoléon d'Espinay (1580–1644), French soldier, was the eldest of the four sons of François d'Espinay, seigneur de Saint Luc (1554–1597), and was himself marquis de Saint Luc. In 1603 he accompanied S...
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Émile Fayolle
Marie Émile Fayolle (14 May 1852 - 27 August 1928) was a Marshal of France.
Fayolle studied at the École polytechnique, where he graduated with the class of 1873.
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Nicolas Oudinot
Nicolas Charles Oudinot, 1st Comte Oudinot, 1st Duc de Reggio (25 April 1767 in Bar-le-Duc – 13 September 1848 in Paris), was a Marshal of France. He is known to have been wounded 34 times in ba...
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Louis-Gabriel Suchet
Louis Gabriel Suchet, 1st Duc d'Albufera (2 March 1770 – 3 January 1826) was a Marshal of France and one of Napoleon's most brilliant generals.
He was the son of a silk manufacturer at Lyon,...
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Élie Frédéric Forey
Élie Frédéric Forey (10 January 1804 – 20 June 1872) was a Marshal of France.
Elie Frédéric Forey was born in Paris.He studied at the French military academy Saint-Cyr and was commissioned a lieut...
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Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr
Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, 1st Marquis of Gouvion-Saint-Cyr (13 April 1764 – 17 March 1830) was a French commander in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars who rose to Marshal of Franc...
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Louis Charles César Le Tellier
Louis Charles César Le Tellier known as the Duke of Estrées (2 July 1695 – 2 January 1771) was a French military commander and Marshal of France.
His father was Michel François Le Tellier (1...
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Henri I de Montmorency
Henri I de Montmorency (15 June 1534, Chantilly, Oise - 2 April 1614), Marshal of France, and Constable of France, seigneur of Damville, served as governor of Languedoc from 1563 to 1614.As Gouverneur...
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Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie
Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie (12 March 1647 – 4 August 1727) was a French soldier and general.Victor-Maurice de Broglie was born in the De Broglie house, a noble family originally from Piedmont. ...
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Charles de La Porte
Charles de La Porte (1602, Paris – 8 February 1664, Paris) was a French nobleman and general. He was marquis then duke of La Meilleraye, duke of Rethel and peer of France, baron of Parthenay and of Sa...
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Étienne Maurice Gérard
Étienne Maurice Gérard, comte Gérard (4 April 1773 – 17 April 1852) was a French general and statesman. He served under a succession of French governments including the ancien regime m...
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Jean de Lescun
Jean de Lescun d'Armagnac (? † 1473), known as “the bastard of Armagnac”, was an ally of king Louis XI of France from before the latter's accession to the throne.He was the illegitimate son of Arnaud ...
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Bernardin Gigault de Bellefonds
Bernardin Gigault de Bellefonds (1630 - 4 December 1694) was a French general and marshal of France.
He was a member of the noble Gigault de Bellefonds family. He was the cousin of academic Charl...
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Hubert de Brienne
Hubert de Brienne, Comte de Conflans (1690, Paris – 27 January 1777, Paris) was a French naval commander.
The son of Henri Jacob marquis de Conflans and Marie du Bouchet, at 15 he was made a...
François Christophe de Kellermann
François Christophe Kellermann or de Kellermann, 1st Duc de Valmy (28 May 1735 – 23 September 1820) was a French military commander, later the Général d'Armée, a Marshal of France and a freemason. Mar...
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Frederick Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg
Friedrich Hermann (or Frédéric-Armand), 1st Duke of Schomberg, 1st Count of Mertola (originally von Schönberg), KG (December 1615 or January 1616 – 11 July 1690), was a marshal of France and a General...
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François de Scépeaux
François de Scépeaux de Vieille-Ville (1509–1571), lord of Vieilleville, 1st comte of Durtal, was a French governor, diplomat, ambassador, conseillé du roi and marshal under king Francis I of France. ...
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