Historical Figures

Caulaincourt Armand, marquis of (1773 -1827)

French diplomat and general. He was actively involved in his mission to Russia, where he was ambassador from 1807 to 1811. He became Bonaparte's aide-de-camp in 1802, and he was Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1813. He represented Napoleon at the Congress of Châtillon. He is a faithful friend of the Emperor who claims it just after swallowing poison following his first abdication.