Lacrosse Jean-Baptiste( Baron, French Admiral)
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Lacrosse, Jean-Baptiste - Lacrosse, Jean-Baptiste (1760-1829) - Baron, French Admiral. He served in the Navy in force in the French colonies in South America. After the revolution, becoming captain. In 1794, Mr.. arrested for aristocratic origins. After Thermidor released. From 1796, Mr.. Rear Admiral. In 1799, Mr.. coordinated the actions of the French with a Spanish fleet. Then there was the governor of Guadeloupe, have a very strict policy that led to a revolt of slaves. In 1803, Mr.. returned to France, maritime prefect of Le Havre. In 1804, Mr.. after the death of Admiral Bryuisa was appointed to command the fleet of Boulogne. Then there was the maritime prefect in Rochefort. Since 1812. retired due to illness.