Historical Figures

Marmont Auguste de(1774 - 1852)

Marmont was Bonaparte's second aide-de-camp in Toulon with Junot. From then on, he will follow him in the East, in Italy and will participate in the coup d'etat. He distinguished himself at Marengo, then he commanded the reserve at Wagram. Marshal of the Empire, he confronts Wellington in Portugal. He defends Paris, and negotiates the first capitulation near the tsar with Caulaincourt. But the Emperor will not forgive him for having let the Allies pass through Paris. He rallied to Louis XVIII and ended up in exile with Charles X.