Joseph LAGRANGE

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French Revolution & Empire, 19th Century

FrenchBorn Joseph LAGRANGE

French general officer

Born on January 10, 1763 in Sempesserre , France

Died on January 16, 1836 in Paris , France

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He was the son of Armand Lagrange, a merchant, and his wife Marianne Baruit. He became mayor of Lectoure in 1791 but three years later joined the army as a captain in the 2nd Gers Volunteer Battalion, fighting in Carinthia and in Tyrol during the 1796 and 1797 Italian campaigns. Rising rapidly through the ranks, he was chosen by Bonaparte to take part in the French invasion of Egypt.



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