AME Francois-Pierre-Joseph( Baron, Major-General)
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Biography AME Francois-Pierre-Joseph
America, Francois-Pierre-Joseph - AMEY Francois-Pierre-Joseph (1768-1850)-Baron, Major-General. The son of an officer, a surgeon who served in the Swiss regiment. In 1783, Mr.. cadet enrolled in the Swiss regiment of Burke. 1788 g. received the rank of sub-lieutenant. Having entered the French service in 1790., Fought with the rebels in Nancy. 1793 g. - Major. He fought in the Vendee under the authority of generals KlцLber and Marceau, was wounded. Also in 1793 was promoted to brigadier general. In 1800, Mr.. in the Army of the Rhine. 1801-02 gg. Is engaged in the expedition to San Domingo. One of the first awarded the Order of the Legion of Honor. In 1807, Mr.. participated in the battles of Jena and Eylau, where he was wounded. 19 mapta 1808. bestowed the title of Baron of the Empire. In 1809, Mr.. transferred into the body Soult in Spain. Since dekabpya 1810 g. In Holland, the commandant of Mr.. Texel. In 1812, Mr.. - Commanded the Infantry Brigade. Participated in the battle for Polotsk. 19 noyabpya 1812. was promoted to major general, was wounded in the retreat across the Berezina. During the campaign 1813. He was re-awarded the Order of the Legion of Honor. 25 mapta 1814 g. in the battle of Fere-Champenoise was captured by Russian troops. After the restoration of the Bourbons passed and was awarded the Order of Sv.Lyudovika. During the 100 days he joined Napoleon. After the second restoration of the retired. His name was engraved on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.