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Encyclopedia > Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers

Louis Baraguay d'Hilliers (August 13, 1764 - January 6, 1813), born in Paris, was a French revolutionary and Napoleonic general. He was the father of Marshal of France Achille Baraguey d'Hilliers. August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... 1764 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Marshal of France (mar̩chal de France) was one of the Great Officers of the Crown of France. ... Achille Baraguay dHilliers (1795 Р1878) was a French marshal who fought under Napoleon at Quatre-Bras. ...


Baraguey d'Hilliers, a minor noble, entered the French army as a lieutenant in 1784. At the start of the French Revolutionary Wars, he decided to remain in France. By 1793, he had been promoted to général de brigade and served as chief of staff to Custine. When Custine was arrested, Baraguey d'Hilliers was arrested as well. Luckier than his chief who died under the guillotine, Baraguey d'Hilliers was released after the death of Robespierre. 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine (1740 - August 28, 1793), French general, began his military career in the Seven Years War. ... The Maiden, an older Scottish design The guillotine is a device used for carrying out executions by decapitation. ... Anonymous Portrait of Maximilien Robespierre c. ...


In 1796, Baraguey d'Hilliers commanded part of Paris against insurgents. After an other spell in prison on suspicion of royalist tendencies, he was posted to Hoche's army. Transferred to Italy, he served under Napoléon Bonaparte and was involved in the capture of Bergamo. Promoted to général de division in 1797 he was governor of Venice until the Austrians recaptured the town. In 1798, he accompanied Bonaparte to Egypt but after the French captured Malta he was sent back to France with the trophies. However, on his way back his ship was intercepted by the Royal Navy and he was made prisoner. After his release he faced a court martial but acquitted, he joined MacDonald as his chief of staff. 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... Louis Lazare Hoche (June 24, 1768 - September 19, 1797) was a French general. ... Bonaparte as general, by Antoine-Jean Gros. ... Bergamo: Citta Alta View of Bergamo Bergamo is a town in Lombardy, Italy, about 40km northeast of Milan. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Location within Italy Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) 45°26′N 12°19′E, the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice in Italy. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Etienne-Jacques-Joseph-Alexandre MacDonald Etienne-Jacques-Joseph-Alexandre MacDonald (November 17, 1765 - September 7, 1840), duke of Taranto and marshal of France, was born at Sedan, France. ...


In 1801, Baraguey d'Hilliers was appointed Inspector General of infantry and in 1804 he became colonel general of the dragoons. He commanded the reserve cavalry during the campaign of 1805 and distinguished himself at the battle of Elchingen and Austerlitz. In 1808 he again became governor of Venice. During the campaign of 1809 he served under the Viceroy Eugène de Beauharnais and distinguished himself at Raab. He then served for some time as governor of Tirol with orders to pacify the region. In 1810 he was sent to Spain where he served in Catalonia. Recalled from Spain, he served in the Russian campaign of 1812. During the retreat from Moscow, Baraguey d'Hilliers and his division had to surrender on November 9 to the Russians, for which he fell in disgrace with the emperor. He died in January in Berlin. The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Elchingen on the Danube is a municipality 7 km east of Ulm/Neu-Ulm in the Neu-Ulm district in Bavaria, Germany. ... Combatants First French Empire Russia, Austrian Empire Commanders Napoleon I Alexander I Strength 67,000 73,000 Casualties 1,305 dead, 6,940 wounded, 573 captured (about 9,000 total), and 1 standard lost 15,000 dead or wounded, 12,000 captured (about 27,000 total); 180 guns and 50... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Eugène Rose de Beauharnais (September 3, 1781 - February 21, 1824) was the first child and only son of Joséphine de Tascher de la Pagerie and Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais. ... Tyrol (Tirol in German) is a federal state or Bundesland, located in the west of Austria. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Capital Barcelona Official languages Catalan and Spanish In Val dAran, also Aranese. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: (help· info)) is the capital of Russia and the countrys principal political, economic, financial, educational and transportation center, located on the river Moskva. ... (help· info) is the capital city and a state of Germany. ...


 
 

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