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
Rank Général de division
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.

Life[edit]

Lacuée was born near Agen in 1752. He became a member of the Institute, minister of state in 1807, and minister of the administration of war in 1810. He died in 1841.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Castle of Lamassas on Napoleon & Empire website
  2. ^ Thomas 1892, p. 1351.

References[edit]

  • "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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