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 Claude Victor-Perrin

Claude Victor-Perrin

Birth
Lamarche, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Death 1 Mar 1841 (aged 76)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 17
Memorial ID 7770 · View Source
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French General. Born in Lamarche, France, he was a military commander during the French Revolutions and Napoleonic Wars. In 1781, he entered the French Army, rising through the ranks to the command of a battalion, was governor of an Italian colony in 1802 and commissioned a Marshal of France by Napoleon in 1807. When Napoleon left the front to go fight the Austrians, he delegated power to Victor, who joined King Joseph's army. During the Russian Campaign, he was at the head of the 9th corps of the Grande Armée and was the main architect of the Dresden victory in 1813. He distinguished himself during the 1814 campaign and after the abdication of Napoleon, he offered his services to Louis XVIII, who gave him a command and made him a Peer of France. In 1821, he was appointed war minister, was a Major General of the Royal Guard in 1830 and after the 2nd French Revolution, he retired from active service He dies at age 76 in Paris, France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 19 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7770
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claude Victor-Perrin (7 Dec 1764–1 Mar 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7770, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .