General DROUOT Louis
“The Wise Man of the Great Army.”
Born January 11, 1774 in Nancy – Died March 24, 1847 in Nancy
Excellent organizer and artillery engineer, he behaved like a soldier monk without seeking honors or power.
Napoleon said of him: “Drouot is capable of commanding 100,000 men. Perhaps he did not suspect it, which would be in him one more quality”.