Claude Sylvestre COLAUD

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French Revolution & Empire, 19th Century

FrenchBorn Claude Sylvestre COLAUD

French Napoleonic general and senator

Born on December 11, 1754 in Briançon , France

Died on December 3, 1819 in Paris , France

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Claude Silvestre, Count Colaud (12 December 1754 – 4 December 1819) was a French Napoleonic general and senator.

...   Claude Silvestre, Count Colaud (12 December 1754 – 4 December 1819) was a French Napoleonic general and senator.


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Colaud was born at Briançon on 12 December 1754. In 1801, for his military services, he was made a senator of the French Consulate by the First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte. He was also made a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour. He died in Paris on 4 December 1819. His name is inscribed on column five northern pillar of the Arc de Triomphe.


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References
Jensen, Nathan D. (2013), General Claude-Sylvestre Colaud, arcdetriomphe.info
Six, Georges (1934). "Colaud (Claude-Sylvestre, comte)". Dictionnaire biographique des généraux et amiraux français de la Révolution et de l'Empire: 1792–1814 (in French). Vol. 1. Paris: Librairie Historique et Nobilaire. p. 250.
Thomas, Joseph (1892), Universal pronouncing dictionary of biography and mythology (Aa, van der – Hyperius), vol. 1, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, p. 634


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