Lamarque, Maximilien, count
- Lamarque, Maximilien, count
general, political figure
Born in Paris, Maximilien, count Lamarque, enlisted in the army in 1791 and took part in the wars of the revolution of 1789 and of the first empire, where he distinguished himself on the battlefield. A supporter of napoléon I during the hundred days, he was ordered to suppress the royalist insurrection in the Vendée. Exiled during the Second restoration (1815), he returned to France in 1818. Elected deputy in 1828, Maximilien, count Lamarque was one of the leaders and principal spokesmen of the republican opposition. His funeral services (June 1832) were the occasion for the first republican uprising of the july monarchy.
France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present .
Look at other dictionaries:
Minor campaigns of 1815 — On 1 March 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from his imprisonment on the isle of Elba, and launched a bid to recover his empire. A confederation of European powers pledged to stop him. During the period known as the Hundred Days Napoleon chose to… … Wikipedia
July Monarchy — Kingdom of France Royaume de France ← … Wikipedia
Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta — Horace Sébastiani Horace Sébastiani in lieutenant uniform, portrait by Jean Baptiste Paulin Guérin, 1793 French Minister of Foreign Affairs In office … Wikipedia
Military mobilisation during the Hundred Days — During the Hundred Days of 1815, both the Coalition nations and the First French Empire of Napoleon Bonaparte mobilised for war. This article describe the deployment of forces in early June 1815 just before the start of the Waterloo Campaign and… … Wikipedia
War in the Vendée — Part of the War of the First Coalition … Wikipedia
Louis Gabriel Suchet — Louis Gabriel Suchet, 1st Duc d Albufera Born 2 March 1770 ( … Wikipedia