Charles Bertin Gaston Chapuis de Tourville

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Charles Bertin Gaston Chapuis de Tourville (1740 in Hettange-Grande November 22, 1809 in Cattenom), Divisional General during the French Revolution and the First French Empire.

Hettange-Grande Commune in Grand Est, France

Hettange-Grande is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Cattenom Commune in Grand Est, France

Cattenom is a commune in the Moselle department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

French Revolution social and political revolution in France and its colonies occurring from 1789 to 1798

The French Revolution was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in 1789. The Revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, catalyzed violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Napoleon who brought many of its principles to areas he conquered in Western Europe and beyond. Inspired by liberal and radical ideas, the Revolution profoundly altered the course of modern history, triggering the global decline of absolute monarchies while replacing them with republics and liberal democracies. Through the Revolutionary Wars, it unleashed a wave of global conflicts that extended from the Caribbean to the Middle East. Historians widely regard the Revolution as one of the most important events in human history.

He became Maréchal de camp (major general) on 12 July 1792 and divisional general on 8 March 1793. He died on 22 November 1809.

Maréchal de camp was a general officer rank used by the French Army until 1848.



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