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 Michel Ordener

Michel Ordener

Birth
L'Hopital, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Death 30 Aug 1811 (aged 55)
Compiegne, Departement de l'Oise, Picardie, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 7516 · View Source
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French General. Born in Moselle, France, he entered the dragoons of Condé in 1773 and was promoted to Chef de Brigade of the 10th Cavalry Regiment in 1796. Serving in the Army of Helvetia in 1799, he fought at Landshut and given command of Grenadiers à Cheval of the Consular Guard. In 1803, promoted General de Brigade, he was later made a Commander of the Legion of Honor and served in the Camp of Boulogne. During the Third Coalition rising against France, he was given command of the cavalry of the Imperial Guard of the Grande Armée and fought at Austerlitz. In recognition of his services, he was promoted General de Division. After he retired from military life, he became a senator and was Count of Empire, placed in charge of Empress Josephine's horses. He died in Compiègne, France.


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  • Added: 8 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7516
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michel Ordener (2 Sep 1755–30 Aug 1811), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7516, citing The Pantheon, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .