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Maréchal Castellane

Maréchal Castellane

A carte-de-visite portrait of Maréchal Castellane (1788-1862).

Born in Paris on 21 March 1788, Esprit Victor Elisabeth Boniface de Castellane enlisted in the army on the day that Napoleon I was crowned, 2 December 1804. Exactly 48 years later, on 2 December 1852, he was appointed a Marshal of France. He died at Lyon on 16 September 1862.

Photographed by Disdéri of Paris.


Code: 124190
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