Research Subjects: Biographies


A Guide to the French Marshals: Date & Place of Death

By Alexandre Mikaberidze, FINS

Click on the link to see a picture of the marshal's tomb.

Marshal
Date & Place of Death
(# Refers to Age)
Cause of Death
Gravesite
Augereau 12 June 1816
La-Houssaye-en-Brie (53)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Bernadotte 8 March 1844
Stockholm, Sweden (81)
Illness Church Riddarholskyrkan in Stockholm, Sweden
Berthier 1 June 1815
Bamberg (Bavaria) (61)
Fell to his death from 2nd floor window Buried in Cathedral at Bamberg
Bessieres 1 May 1813
Rippach (Saxony) (44)
Killed in action at Rippach, near to Bautzen Les Invalides; Prior to 1969 his heart was rested at Eglise du Thillay (Val d'Oise); Since 1969 in Church at Prayssac (Lot)
Brune 2 August 1815
Avignon (52)
Murdered by the royalist mob at Avignon Remains of his body were interned at Saint Just-Sauvage (Marne) in 1829
Davout 1 June 1823
Paris (53)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Gouvion Saint-Cyr 10 March 1830
Hyeres (65)
Died of apoplexy Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Grouchy 29 May 1847
Saint-Etienne (80)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Jourdan 23 November 1833
Paris (71)
Illness Les Invalides
Kellerman 13 September 1820
Paris (86)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Lannes 31 May 1809
Ebersdort (Austria) (40)
Seriously wounded by cannonball in the batte of Essling; died of gangrene Body is buried at Pantheon; His heart rests in the Montmartre Cemetery, Paris
Lefebvre 14 September 1830
Paris (64)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Macdonald 25 September 1840 Courcelles (74) Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Marmont 3 March 1852
Venice (77)
Died of apoplexy Cemetery at Chatillon-Sur-Seine
Massena 4 April 1817
Paris (58)
Illness, possibly tubercolosis Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Moncey 20 April 1842
Paris (87)
Illness Les Invalides
Mortier 28 July 1835
Paris (67)
Mortally wounded in assassination attempt (Fieschi Plot) on King Louis-Philip Les Invalides
Murat 13 October 1815
Le Pizzo (Italy) (48)
Shot by the firing squad Church Saint-George-Martyr in Pizzo
Ney 7 December 1815
Paris (46)
Shot by firing squad Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Oudinot 13 September 1847
Paris (80)
Illness Les Invalides
Perignon 25 December 1818
Paris (64)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Poniatowski 19 October 1813
Leipzig (50)
Drowned in the Elster River at Leipzig The remains of his body rest in the Cathedral in Krakow
Serurier 21 December 1819
Paris (77)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris; His heart is in Les Invalides since 1847
Soult 26 November 1851
Saint-Amans-Soult (82)
Illness Cemetery of Saint-Amans-Soult
Suchet 3 January 1826
St-Joseph (55)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Victor 1 March 1841
Paris (76)
Illness Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

 

 

 

Biographies Index ]


Search the Series

© Copyright 1995-2014, The Napoleon Series, All Rights Reserved.

Top | Home ]