Louis Alexis Desmichels

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Louis Alexis Desmichels
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Born (1779-03-15)March 15, 1779
Digne, France
Died June 7, 1845(1845-06-07) (aged 66)
Paris
Allegiance France
Rank General

Louis Alexis Desmichels was a French general who fought in the French campaign in Egypt and Syria under Napoleon, and later served during the French conquest of Algeria. He gave his name to the Desmichels Treaty which ceded most of western Algeria to Abdelkader El Djezairi.