Count of the Empire
Guillaume Brune was born on March 13 (or May 13), 1763 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, Limousin, France. He was the son of a lawyer.
He became General during the French Revolution, then Marshal of the First French Empire.
He was assassinated by royalists on August 2nd, 1815 in Avignon.
He was laid to rest in the cemetery of Saint-Just-Sauvage (Marne), a little town where he owned a castle .
"Marshal Brune", by Marie Guilhelmine Benoist (Paris 1768 - Paris 1826).
"Marshal Brune", nineteenth century engraving.
"Guillaume Marie-Anne Brune", by Auguste Vinchon (Paris 1789 - Ems, Nassau 1855).
"Marshal Brune". Engraving by Adolphe Forestier (Paris 1801 - Paris 1885).