General in the service of France
August 13, 1764 (Paris) – January 6, 1813 (Berlin)
Rapidly rising in rank thanks to the revolution, he became colonel general of the dragons in 1804 and won many battles in Italy. He was seriously wounded during the Russian campaign. He is undoubtedly one of the officers of the revolution and the empire who was the most arrested, deposed, imprisoned, tried and acquitted.