Louis Gabriel SUCHET

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Marshal of France

FrenchBorn Louis Gabriel SUCHET

Marshal of France and one of Napoleon's most brilliant generals

Born on March 02, 1770 in Lyon, France , France

Died on January 03, 1826 in Marseille, France

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He was the son of a silk manufacturer at Lyon, where he was born, originally intended to follow his father's business; but having in 1792 served as volunteer in the cavalry of the national guard at Lyon, he manifested military abilities which secured his rapid promotion. As chef de bataillon he was present at the Siege of Toulon in 1793, where he took General O'Hara prisoner.



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