Jean-Gérard Lacuée, count of Cessac

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Jean-Girard Lacuée
Général JEAN-GIRARD LACUEE.jpg
Born 4 November 1752
Hautefage-la-Tour (Lot-et-Garonne)
Died 18 June 1841
Paris
Allegiance France
Service/branch Cavalry
Other work peer of France

Jean-Girard Lacuée, count of Cessac (château de Lamassas),[1] near Hautefage-la-Tour in the arrondissement of Agen, 4 November 1752 - Paris, 18 June 1841) was a French general and politician, peer of France and Minister for War under Napoleon I of France. His name is inscribed on the south side (column 18) of the Arc de Triomphe.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Castle of Lamassas on Napoleon & Empire website

Sources[edit]

  • "Jean-Gérard Lacuée de Cessac" in Charles Mullié, Biographie des célébrités militaires des armées de terre et de mer de 1789 à 1850, 1852 ;
  • "Jean-Gérard Lacuée, count of Cessac", in Adolphe Robert and Gaston Cougny, Dictionnaire des parlementaires français (1789-1891), Bourloton, Paris, 1889 Edition details Wikisource

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