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Colonel of Gendarmerie, Anne Jean Marie René Savary, duc de Rovigo, by Pierre Conrad.

Colonel of Gendarmerie, Anne Jean Marie René Savary, duc de Rovigo, by Pierre Conrad.

Anne Jean Marie René Savary, His first campaign was that waged by General Custine against the retreating forces of the duke of Brunswick in 1792. He next served in succession under Pichegru and Moreau, and distinguished himself during the skilful retreat of the latter from an untenable position in the heart of Swabia. He became chef d'escadron in 1797, and in 1798 served under General Louis Desaix, in the Egyptian campaign, of which he left an interesting and valuable account.

Anne Jean Marie René Savary, His first campaign was that waged by General Custine against the retreating forces of the duke of Brunswick in 1792. He next served in succession under Pichegru and Moreau, and distinguished himself during the skilful retreat of the latter from an untenable position in the heart of Swabia. He became chef d'escadron in 1797, and in 1798 served under General Louis Desaix, in the Egyptian campaign, of which he left an interesting and valuable account.

Anne Jean Marie René Savary, duc de Rovigo, né le 26 avril 1774 à Marcq (Ardennes) et mort le 2 juin 1833 à Paris, est un général français, particulièrement connu comme homme de confiance de Napoléon Bonaparte et comme ministre de la Police de 1810 à 1814.

Anne Jean Marie René Savary, duc de Rovigo, né le 26 avril 1774 à Marcq…

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