Jean Bart

Jean Bart

Birth
Dunkirk, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death 27 Apr 1702 (aged 51)
Dunkirk, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Burial Dunkirk, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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Memorial ID 22011 · View Source
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Admiral of France. Born in Dunkirk, he began his career as a notorious pirate. At the Battle of Texel (May 1694) against the Dutch, he captured 30 boats carrying wheat, which virtually saved France from famine. This made him a popular hero and led to his being given a patent of nobility by the King.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Added: 4 May 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 22011
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Bart (21 Oct 1650–27 Apr 1702), Find a Grave Memorial no. 22011, citing Church of St. Eloi, Dunkirk, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .