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Pierre Augereau

1757 - 1816

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Charles Pierre François Augereau, 1st Duke of Castiglione (21 October 1757 – 12 June 1816) was a French military commander and a Marshal of the Empire who served during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. After serving in the Revolutionary Wars, he earned rapid promotion while fighting against Spain and soon found himself as a division commander under Napoleon Bonaparte in Italy. He fought in all of Bonaparte's battles of 1796 with great distinction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Augereau has received more than 172,311 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierre Augereau is the 346th most popular military personnel (down from 284th in 2019), the 988th most popular biography from France (down from 854th in 2019) and the 39th most popular French Military Personnel.

Pierre Augereau was a French general who fought in the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He is most famous for his role in the Battle of Marengo, where he commanded the right wing of Napoleon's army.

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Among military personnels, Pierre Augereau ranks 346 out of 1,468Before him are Eduard Dietl, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Günther Prien, Jonas Savimbi, Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel, and Jean-Andoche Junot. After him are Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Francisco de Miranda, Mamai, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Mitsuo Fuchida, and Thrasybulus.

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Among people born in 1757, Pierre Augereau ranks 7Before him are Charles X of France, William Blake, Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Antonio Canova, Jacques Hébert, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. After him are Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Ignaz Pleyel, Rigas Feraios, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, George Vancouver, and Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis. Among people deceased in 1816, Pierre Augereau ranks 4Before him are Maria I of Portugal, Giovanni Paisiello, and Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este. After him are Francisco de Miranda, Frederick I of Württemberg, Adam Ferguson, Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Gavrila Derzhavin, Roger Ducos, Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, and Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck.

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Among people born in France, Pierre Augereau ranks 988 out of 6,011Before him are Madame Roland (1754), Villard de Honnecourt (1200), Alexis Clairaut (1713), Horace Vernet (1789), Alphonse Bertillon (1853), and Jacques Cassini (1677). After him are Eleanor of Provence (1223), Michel Rolle (1652), Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847), Theodore Beza (1519), Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944), and Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156).


Among military personnels born in France, Pierre Augereau ranks 39Before him are François Joseph Lefebvre (1755), Jacques MacDonald (1765), Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889), Gnaeus Julius Agricola (40), and Jean-Andoche Junot (1771). After him are Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847), Jean-Baptiste Bessières (1768), Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762), Henri Giraud (1879), Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763), and La Hire (1390).