ABOVIL Francois-Marie( Graf, Senator)
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Biography ABOVIL Francois-Marie
Abovil Francois-Marie (d'ABOVILLE Francois-Marie) 1730-1817 - Earl, Senator. From the old Norman noble family. Participated in the Seven Years' War. Participated in the American War - took the British surrender at Yorktown. Since 1788, Mr.. - Field Marshal, a member of the Military Council, facilitated the organization of horse artillery. From 1792, Mr.. Commander of the Northern Army, and from 1793 - Ardennes. Despite the Republican persuasion, was arrested and released only after 9 Thermidor coup. He fought with the Royalist army under the command of the Prince de Conde. After coming to power, Bonaparte was appointed the first Inspector-General of Artillery. In 1802. Senator, in 1803, Mr.. - Vice-President of the Senate. In 1804, Mr.. Dad brought from Alexandria to Paris for the coronation of Napoleon. One of the first Knights of the Order of the Legion of Honor. Since 1807, Mr.. Governor of Brest. In 1809, Mr.. headed by reserve units arrived to relieve the British garrison of Antwerp. In 1814, Mr.. voted for the abdication of Napoleon and the restoration of the monarchy. During the Hundred Days in hiding. Napoleon was proclaimed a peer of the Empire, but the Chamber did not attend the meeting. Was restored to the rights of Louis XVIII. Chairman of the House of Peers of France. Shortly before his death in 1817, Mr.. awarded the Order of St. Louis.