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Philippe Antoine Merlin, a.k.a. Merlin de Douai (1754-1838)

Count of the Empire

Arms of Philippe Antoine Merlin, a.k.a. Merlin de Douai (1754-1838)

Philippe Antoine Merlin was born on October 30, 1754 at Arleux, near Cambrai, Northern France.

He studied in Douai and became a lawyer.

Merlin de Douai died in Paris on December 26, 1838, and was buried at Montparnasse Cemetery .

Main portrait

"Merlin de Douai" by Hilaire Ledru (Oppy 1769 - Paris 1840).
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