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  Louis Nicolas Davout - LoveToKnow 1911
LOUIS NICOLAS DAVOUT, duke of Auerstadt and prince of Eckmiihl (1770-1823), marshal of France, was born at Annoux (Yonne) on the 10th of May 1770.
It was Davout who was entrusted by Napoleon with the task of organizing the "corps of observation of the Elbe," which was in reality the gigantic army with which the emperor invaded Russia in 1812.
Davout directed the gallant, but hopeless, defence of Paris after Waterloo, and was deprived of his marshalate and his titles at the second restoration.
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 Louis-Nicolas Davout
In the war of 1809 Davout took a brilliant part in the actions which culminated in the victory of Eckmühl, and had an important share in the battle of Wagram.
Davout directed the gallant, but hopeless, defense of Paris after Waterloo, and was deprived of his marshalate and his titles at the second restoration.
When some of his subordinate generals were proscribed, he demanded to be held responsible for their acts, as executed under his orders, and he endeavored to prevent the condemnation of Michel Ney.
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  Louis Nicolas Davout - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis Nicolas d'Avout (May 10, 1770 – June 1, 1823), better known as Davout, duc d'Auerstädt, prince d'Eckmühl, and a marshal of France.
In the Jena campaign Davout with a single corps fought and won the brilliant victory of Auerstädt against the main Prussian army.
Davout directed the gallant, but hopeless, defence of Paris after Waterloo, and was deprived of his marshalate and his titles at the second restoration.
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 Louis Nicolas Davout -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Louis Nicolas d'Avout (May 10, 1770 - June 1, 1823), better known as Davout, was duke of Auerstädt, prince of Eckmühl, and a (Click link for more info and facts about marshal of France) marshal of France.
At the (A decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II) Battle of Austerlitz, after a forced march of forty-eight hours, the III corps bore the brunt of the allies' attack.
Davout directed the gallant, but hopeless, defence of (The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce) Paris after Waterloo, and was deprived of his marshalate and his titles at the second restoration.
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 INS Scholarship 1997: Davout & Napoleon: A Study in Their Personal Relationship
Davout, who was in effect military governor of the Grand Duchy of Warsaw from its creation in the summer of 1807 until the spring of 1809, was an enthusiastic supporter of Polish independence.
Davout's enthusiasm for the 1812 campaign was interpreted for the Emperor in terms of his passion to mount the throne of Poland at its successful conclusion.
Davout was not a classmate of young Napoleon Bonaparte.
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 Encyclopedia: Louis Nicolas Davout   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Louis Charles Antoine Desaix de Veygoux Louis Charles Antoine Desaix de Veygoux (1768 - June 14, 1800), was a French military leader.
The Battle of Marengo was fought in Italy on June 14, 1800 as the decisive battle of the war of the Second Coalition.
Louis XVIII (November 17, 1755 - September 16, 1824) was King of France and Navarre from 1814 (although he declared that he considered his reign to have begun in 1795) until his death in 1824, with a brief break in 1815 due to Napoleons return in the Hundred Days.
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Louis Nicolas Davout(May 10, 1770 - June 1, 1823) was Duke of Auerstadt, Prince of Eckmühl, and a marshal of France.
In the Jena campaign Davout with a single corps fought and won the brilliant victory of Auerstadt against the main Prussian army.
Napoleon left him as governor-general in the grand-duchy of Warsaw when the Treaty of Tilsit put an end to the war (1807), and in 1808 created him Duke of Auerstadt.
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 Davout, Louis Nicolas on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
One of Napoleon's ablest generals, Davout defeated a Prussian army at Auerstedt (1806) and played a brilliant part in the victory at Wagram (1809).
Napoleon made him duke of Auerstedt, prince of Eckmühl, and gave him political posts including control of N Germany and Poland (1807-9).
During the Hundred Days, Davout was minister of war, and after the final defeat of Napoleon (1815) and the restoration of King Louis XVIII he was for several years deprived of his rank and titles.
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 DAVOUT, LOUIS NICOLAS - Online Information article about DAVOUT, LOUIS NICOLAS
LOUIS, or LEWIS (from the Frankish Chlodowich, Chlodwig, Latinized as Chlodowius, Lodhuwicus, Lodhuvicus, whence-in the Strassburg oath of 842-0.
emperor, Davout was one of the generals who were created marshals of France.
In this Davout commanded the I. corps, over 70,000 strong, and defeated the Russians at Mohilev before he joined the main army, with which he continued through-out the campaign and the See also:
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 Davout, Louis-Nicolas, Duc D'auerstedt, Prince D'eckmuhl --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online ...
Davout rose to the rank of brigadier general but was forced to resign when an edict excluding former nobles from the French armies was adopted in July 1793.
Appointed commander of the elite Third Corps, Davout's talents had a significant impact on the victories at Austerlitz (1805), Auerstädt (1806), Jena (1806), Eylau (1807), Eckmühl (1809), and Wagram (1809).
He retained command of the remnants of the imperial army in the Loire valley until a final peace was arranged.
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 Working Dogs Book Store - The Iron Marshal: A Biography of Louis N. Davout (John G. Gallaher)
Few commanders in history were as successful as Marshal Davout, and John Gallaher has presented us with a superb biography of an officer who definitely possessed what Napoleon referred to la sacre feu, the sacred fire, the unconquerable will to win or perish.
According to David Chandler, Davout was "one of the least liked as a man, the ablest as a commander, and the most feared - and respected - as an adversary.
Davout fought in numerous campaigns from Egypt to Russia and was successful always, his most famous battle being at Auerstadt.
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 Davout, Louis-Nicolas, Duc D'auerstedt, Prince D'eckmuhl --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Despite his noble origin and his training in the best military tradition of the ancien régime, Davout led his regiment in a pro-Revolutionary revolt (1790).
Artist Nicolas Poussin introduced a style of painting known as pictorial classicism during the baroque period of French art.
The French poet and satirist Nicolas Boileau was a leading literary critic in his day.
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 Marshal Louis Davout
Louis-Nicolas Davout came to fame in 1804 as Napoleonic France's youngest Marshal, and from that time on he remained one of the most successful and feared military commanders of his time.
There are several different sets of published records regarding Davout, including a multi-volume set of headquarters correspondence, a multi-volume set of letters and papers and a specially commissioned army report summarizing the roles of Davout and his Third Corps during the famous 1806 campaign against Prussia.
The greater part is composed of communications by Davout to his superiors, but also includes internal reports from Davout's own officers.
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 Jena, Battle of --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
About 13 miles (21 km) to the north, at Auerstädt, the secondary French force of 26,000, under Louis-Nicolas Davout, encountered Charles William Ferdinand's main Prussian army.
The duke dissipated his vastly superior strength in piecemeal attacks, enabling Davout to stand firm for six hours.
Davout was later made Duke d'Auerstädt for his extraordinary victory.
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 University of Delaware: THE MARSHALS OF NAPOLEON COLLECTION
In addition to Napoleon's twenty-six marshals, Louis XVIII appointed H.J.G. Clarke (1765-1818) to the Marshalate in July 1816, a year after Waterloo.
Many of those appointed to the Marshalate continued to serve in the army, but others, such as St. Cyr and Moncey, were inactive and served in high-ranking positions within the government.
Written on letterhead of the Army of Italy, possessing the seal of the Republic and a watermark of a lion and crown.
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 The Hutchinson Encyclopedia: Davout, Louis Nicolas, duc d'Auerstädt, Prince of Eckmühl (1770-1823)@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Davout, Louis Nicolas, duc d'Auerstädt, Prince of Eckmühl (1770-1823)
Marshal of France, one of Napoleon's most brilliant generals.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis Nicolas Davout (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis Nicolas Davout[lwE nEkOlA´ dAvOO´] Pronunciation Key, 1770–1823, marshal of France.
Napoleon made him duke of Auerstedt, prince of EckmUhl, and gave him political posts including control of N Germany and Poland (1807–9).
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The iron marshal : a biography of Louis N. Davout
Subjects: Davout, Louis Nicolas, -- duc d'Auerstædt et prince d'Eckmühl, -- 1770-1823.
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 Louis Nicolas Davout (1895-1823) - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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