Toussaint-Guillaume LA MOTTE-PICQUET

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FrenchBorn Toussaint-Guillaume PICQUET DE LA MOTTE

French Navy officer and admiral

Born on November 01, 1720 in Rennes , France

Died on June 11, 1791 in Brest , France

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Over a career spanning 50 years, he served under Louis XV and Louis XVI and took part in 34 campaigns. He fought in the Seven Years' War and in the Naval battles of the American Revolutionary War, earning the ranks of Commandeur in the Order of Saint Louis in 1780, and of Grand Cross in 1784. He died during the French Revolution.

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