AMEY Auguste-Jean-Gilbert( French General)
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AMEY Auguste-Jean-Gilbert - AMEIL Auguste-Jean-Gilbert (1755-1822)-French general. The son of a lawyer of the Parliament. July 14, 1789, Mr.. grenadier battalion joined the National Guard of Paris. 1792 g. - Lieutenant in the Army of Northern. 1793 g. - Captain. In 1798, Mr.. participated in the expedition to Ireland. In 1799, Mr.. squadron commander by General Brune in Holland. 1800-01 he. in Germany under the command of General Moreau. 1803-05 d. served in Hanover. 13 OCTOBER 1805. participated in the capture of Munich, 19 OCTOBER 1805. defeated the Austrians under Voertom to arrive at a lot of saber attacks. Directed to Spain in 1808. was arrested for "excessive freedom of thought in letters and speeches". In 1809, Mr.. participated in the Austrian campaign in the rank of colonel in the corps of Marshal Davout. He was awarded the Order of the Legion of Honor, the Bavarian Order of Merit and the Swedish Order of the Sword ". In 1812, Mr.. - Promoted to brigadier general. Participated in combat action in France. After the Restoration, the head of the Military School of Paris, was awarded the Order Sv.Lyudovika. In 1815, Mr.. was sent to Lyon, where sit down next to Napoleon. Was sent to the latest in Auxerre, but the road was arrested. Released on the orders of the Emperor and was appointed commander of the brigade in the corps of Marshal Soult. He fought at Waterloo, where he was presented to the grade of major general. After the second restoration of the expelled. In 1816, Mr.. sentenced in absentia to death. In 1821, Mr.. amnesty and was able to return to France, where a year later and died.