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Jean-Baptiste Drouet D'Erlon
Birth: 1765
Reims, France
Death: 1844
Paris, France

Marshal of France. Born in Reims, he joined the Revolutionary Army in 1792 and in 1799 was promoted to Brigadier General. He fought with MassÚna commanding in Switzerland and participated in many battles as a leader of Napoleon's army: Zurich (1799), Hohenlinden (1800), Austerlitz (1805), Iena (1806), Friedland (1807). In 1809, commanding the 9th Corps of Spain, he defeated Rowland Hill at Extremadura. During the Waterloo Campaign, d'Erlon commanded the French I Corps, fighting near La Haye Sainte. In 1825 he was granted amnesty by King Charles X and was appointed governor-general of Algeria in 1835. He obtained the title marshal of France in 1843 and died the following year. (bio by: guy) 
 
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Reims Northern Cemetery
Reims
Departement de la Marne
Champagne-Ardenne, France
 
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Record added: May 07, 2008
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- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Sep. 27, 2012
GBY ! ((( GOD BLESS YOU )))
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Aug. 18, 2012
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