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Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763-1813)

Arms of Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763-1813)

Jean Victor Marie Moreau was born in Morlaix, Brittany, onFebruary 14, 1763.

He served as General during French Revolution and Consulate, then became General and Field Marshal in the Russian army.

Wounded at a knee on August 26 or 27, 1813, on the battlefield of Dresden, he had to be amputed, and died on September 2.

The Emperor of Russia made him buried in the crypt of St. Catherine Catholic Church, in St Petersburg.

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Main portrait

"Jean Victor Marie Moreau". Nineteenth Century French school.

Other portraits

Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763-1813)
"Jean Victor Marie Moreau" by Jacques Luc Barbier-Walbonne (Nîmes 1769 - Passy 1860) after François Pascal Simon Gérard (Rome 1770 - Paris 1837).
Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763-1813)
"Jean Victor Marie Moreau". Nineteenth Century engraving.
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