Historical Figures

Locksmith Jean-Mathieu-Philibert, count (1742 -1819)

Sérurier fought the Prussians during the Seven Years' War, imprisoned then freed thanks to Barras, he participated to the Italian campaign where he takes the city of Mantua. Napoleon appreciated this upright and honest man, incapable of any intrigue, he had been nicknamed "The Virgin of Italy". He remains faithful to Napoleon during the Hundred Days.

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