Saturday, August 29, 2015

Marshal Louis-Nicolas Davout - division 28 Pere-Lachaise - then and now

Louis Nicolas d'Avout (usually spelled Davout or Davoust, 1770-1823) was a Marshal of the Empire and reportedly one of Napoleon's most loyal commanders. His is buried in division 28 nears Marshals Massena and Lefebvre.

1832 Quaglia
2006 by Steve Soper

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Marshal Francois Lefebvre - division 28 Pere-Lachaise - then and now

François Joseph Lefebvre (1755-1820), was one of Napoleon's original eighteen Marshals of the Empire. He is buried in division 28 near Andre Massena, another Marshal of the Empire.

1832 Lefebvre (Normand)

1832 Lefebvre (Normand)

1832 Lefebvre (Quaglia)

1840 Lefebvre (Marty)
2009 by Steve Soper

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Loie Fuller - division 87 Columbarium Pere-Lachaise

Born 1862 in Hinsdale (Fullersburg), Illinois, Loie Fuller was one of the most famous dancers of the art nouveau period. She died 1928 in Paris. An incredible and incredibly unique dancer.