Napoleon & Empire

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762-1833)

Grand cordon of the Légion d'Honneur, Bavarian Order of St. Hubertus

Arms of Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762-1833)

Born on April 29, 1762 in Limoges, Limousin, central France.

Marshal of the First French Empire.

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan died on November 23, 1833 in Paris. He was laid to rest  in the Governor's Crypt  of the Cathedral of Saint-Louis.

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Main portrait

"Jean-Baptiste Jourdan in 1792". Oil on canvas, begun by Julie Volpelière (Marseille 1790 - Paris 1842) and ended by Horace Vernet (Paris 1789 - Paris 1863).

Other portraits

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762-1833)
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"Marshal Jourdan". Nineteenth century etching.
Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762-1833)
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"Marshal Jourdan". Nineteenth century French school.
Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762-1833)
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"General Jourdan". Nineteenth century etching.
Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762-1833)
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"Jean-Baptiste, Count Jourdan, French Marshal" by Eugène Charpentier (Paris 1811 - Paris 1890), after Joseph Marie Vien (Montpellier 1716 - Paris 1809).
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