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Jean Auguste Margueritte : biography

15 January 1823 - 6 September 1870

Jean Auguste Margueritte (15 January 1823-6 September 1870), French General, father of Victor Margueritte and Paul Margueritte.

After an honorable career in Algeria, General Margueritte was mortally wounded in the great cavalry charge at Sedan. He died in Belgium. An account of his life was published by his son, Paul Margueritte as Mon père (1884; enlarged ed., 1897).

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