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Saturday, September 26, 2015

General Maximillien Foy - division 28 Pere-Lachaise - then and now

Maximillien Sébastien Foy (1775–1825) was a French military leader during the Napoleonic Wars and wrote as highly-regarded history of the Peninsular War. Toward the end of his life he was a member of the national Chamber of Deputies and noted for his eloquence.
1828 by Marchant

c. 1830 by Pugin

1832 by Quaglia

1836 by Richard

1840 by Marty
c. 1841 by Furne

by Civeton

1855 by Solomon
by Didier Grau

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Bellevoine - division 28 Pere-Lachaise - then and now

Little is known about the Bellevoine family in division 28 other than they had a keen eye for a unique tombstone: nothing like a pile of rocks to mark the permanence of death.
1836 by Richard and Terry
2006 by Steve Soper

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Louis-Marie-Joseph Gossuin - division 28 Pere-Lachaise - then and now

Louis-Marie-Joseph Gossuin (1759-1821) was a general and civil administrator during the Napoleonic era. He is buried in division 28.
1832 Normand
2013

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Jean Pierre Joseph baron de Jaquet - division 28 Pere-Lachaise - then and now

Jean Pierre Joseph baron de Jaquet (1779-1829), was a French military commander during the Napoleonic wars.
1832 Normand
2012 by Pierre-Yves Beaudouin