ANDREOSSI Antoine( Graf, French general)
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ANDREOSSI Antoine ANDREOSSY Antoine Francois (1761-1828) - Earl, French general. Member of the revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Great-grandson of the engineer Francois Andreossi (1632-1688) who built Langedoksky channel. He studied at the artillery school at Metz. 1784 g. - Leftenant. In 1787, Mr.. served in Holland, which was in the Prussian prisoner by the Prussians, but was traded. 1788 g. - Captain. C 1794 g. in the Italian Army. July 18, 1796, Mr.. General Bonaparte was elected to command a 5-S gunboats sloop to embark on a false attack besieged Mantua. Build a bridge, which played a major role in the outcome of the battle Arcole. 6 dekabpya 1796 g. Bonaparte presented to rank of Brigadier General. 1798. member of the Commission for the preparation of the landing in England, responsible for equipping ships armament pybolovnyh. Participated in the Egyptian campaign, distinguished himself in the storming of Jaffa. Returning along with Napoleon in France on Aug. 22, 1799, becoming chief of staff during the coup of Napoleon's 18 Brumaire. From 1800, Mr.. Division General. From December 1802 to May 1803. Ambassador to England. 1806-09 he. Ambassador in Vienna. From 24 fevpalya 1809 g. - Count of the Empire. After the battle of Wagram was appointed commandant of Vienna. 1809 g. awarded the Order of the Legion of Honor. 1810-12 he. member of the State Council. Since April 1812. ambassador in Constantinople, where he stayed until the abdication of Napoleon. After restoration - Commander of the Order Sv.Lyudovika. During the 100 days over to the side of Napoleon, and June 2, 1815, Mr.. became a peer of France. From 23 June to 9 July 1815, Mr.. He served as commander of the First Military Region, was negotiating with the Wellington. Napoleon was a very trusted him and, according to General Gurgen, regretted that spazhenii at Waterloo appointed him chief of staff instead of Marshal Soult. After the second restoration - Member of Parliament, Liberal. Member of the Academy of Sciences. He left behind a number of works on history and geography.