Jean Pierre François Bonet

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Jean Pierre François Bonet, Count of Bonet (born 8 August 1768 in Alençon; † 23 November 1857 Alençon) was a French military commander during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars.

During the Peninsular War, both he and his commanding officer, Marshal Marmont, were wounded by shrapnel at the Battle of Salamanca.

His is among the names of French military leaders inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe.

References[edit]

  • Pope, Stephen (1999). The Cassel Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars. Cassel. ISBN 0-304-35229-2.
  • Schneid, Frederick C. (2011). The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Mainz: Institute of European History.
  • Gates, David (1986). The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War. Pimlico 2002. ISBN 0712697306