Emmanuel DE LAS CASES

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FrenchBorn Emmanuel Marie Joseph Auguste Dieudonné DE LAS CASES

French atlas-maker and author

Born on June 21, 1766 in Blan, France , France

Died on May 15, 1842 in Passy-sur-Seine, France

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He was born at the castle of Las Cases near Revel in Languedoc. He was educated at the military schools of Vendôme and Paris; he entered the navy and took part in various engagements of the years 1781–1782. The outbreak of the Revolution in 1789 caused him to emigrate, and he spent some years in Germany and England, sharing in the disastrous Quiberon expedition (1795). He was one of the few survivors and returned to London, where he lived in poverty until finding his vocation as a private tutor.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   He was born at the castle of Las Cases near Revel in Languedoc. He was educated at the military schools of Vendôme and Paris; he entered the navy and took part in various engagements of the years 1781–1782. The outbreak of the Revolution in 1789 caused him to emigrate, and he spent some years in Germany and England, sharing in the disastrous Quiberon expedition (1795). He was one of the few survivors and returned to London, where he lived in poverty until finding his vocation as a private tutor.



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