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

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