ney, duke of elchingen


Michel [mee-shel] , Duke of Elchingen [el-khing-uhn] , 1769–1815, French revolutionary and Napoleonic military leader: marshal of France 1805–15. Unabridged
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Ney (neɪ, French nɛ)
Michel (miʃɛl), Duc d'Elchingen. 1769--1815, French marshal, who earned the epithet Bravest of the Brave at the battle of Borodino (1812) in the Napoleonic Wars. He rallied to Napoleon on his return from Elba and was executed for treason (1815)

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