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Honoré Reille
Birth: Sep. 1, 1775
Death: Mar. 4, 1860

Marshall of France. He began his military career by volunteering as a grenadier in the 2nd Batallion of Var in September, 1791. Promoted sous-lieutenant in 1792, he spent the next five years in Italy and distinguish himself in actions at Saint-Georges. In 1799, he was promoted to chef de brigade, distinguishing himself at the Battle of Zurich. He served in the Cisalpine Republic in 1802, was promoted general de brigade of the Corps of Observation of Naples in 1803 and assisted during the fighting at Cape Finistère in November, 1804. From 1805 to 1809, he assumed commands of various corps in France and Madrid. Sent to Spain in 1810, he was appointed the governor of Navarre, commanded the 1st division of the Reserve Corps of Observation and led this unit into battle against Mina at Sangueza in 1811. He commanded Corps with Napoleon at the Battle of Toulouse and was named Grand Marshall of the Army of Portugal in 1812. In 1815, he was awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor and Napoleon named him to command the II Corps. He took part in the fighting at Waterloo and after Napoleon's second abdication, he was put on non-activity status by the Bourbons. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Cimetière du Père Lachaise
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Plot: Division 28
 
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Record added: Dec 19, 1999
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