Claude Silvestre, Count Colaud.
Claude Silvestre, Count Colaud (1754–1819) was a French Napoleonic general and senator.
Colaud was born at Briançon on 12 December 1754. In 1801, for his military services, he was made a senator of the French Consulate by the First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte. He was also made a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour. He died in Paris on 4 December 1819. His name is inscribed on column five northern pillar of the Arc de Triomphe.
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