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Gen Gabriel Jean-Joseph Molitor
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1770
Hayange
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
Death: Jul. 28, 1849
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France

GOVERNOR of Dalmatia, Pomerania, Holland and the Hanseatic cities;
COUNT of the Empire;
MARSHAL of France;
SECRETARY for the Chamber of Peers;
GOVERNOR of Les Invalides;
GRAND CHANCELLOR of the Legion d'Honneur;

Recipient of the Grand Cross of the Order of Charles-Frédéric of Baden and the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor.

MILITARY SERVICE: 1789–1827
Captain then Adjudant General of the fourth bataillon of the Moselle for the French Revolutionary Forces; served successively under Custine, Jourdan and Hoche; participated in the battles of Wattignies, Fleurus, Aldenhoven, Kaiserslautern, Erlenbach, Froeschwiller, Charleroi, and Louvain; served at Aix la Chapelle, Cologne and Coblence; named General under Napoleon; General of the seventh division at Grenoble fighting the Austor-Russian forces; fought in the army of the Rhine under Moreau; served in Italy at Vago and Caldiero; took part in the relief of Republic of Ragusa; served against the Swedes around Stralsund; commanded a division in Massene's fourth Corps and saw action in the battles of Aspern and Wagram; served under MacDonald in Holland became Inspector General of the military for the Bourbons; joined Napoleon during the One Hundred Days in command of the fifth division of the National Guard in Alsace; commanded the second Corps in Spain;

He was one of the four mounted Marshals who were the pall barers for Napoleon.

In an imposing ceremony, he was buried in les Invalides

As is shown on the right, his name is inscribed on the ARC de TRIOMPHE in Paris.
 
 
Burial:
Les Invalides
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Plot: l'Eglise de Saint Louis des Invalides: Crypte des Gouverneurs
 
Created by: anne
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93436065
Gen Gabriel Jean-Joseph Molitor
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Gen Gabriel Jean-Joseph Molitor
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Gen Gabriel Jean-Joseph Molitor
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 23, 2013
Arc de Triomphe de L'Etoile:East Pillar, Column 13. Inscription: MOLITOR [Gabriel Jean-Joseph]
- Ann Molitor
 Added: Jul. 12, 2012

- anne
 Added: Jul. 11, 2012
 
 
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