Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jean-Baptiste Bessières

Marshal of France

Date of Birth: 06-Aug-1768

Place of Birth: Prayssac, Occitania, France

Date of Death: 01-May-1813

Profession: military personnel

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Jean-Baptiste Bessières

  • Jean-Baptiste Bessières, 1st Duc d' Istria (6 August 1768 – 1 May 1813) was a Marshal of the Empire of the Napoleonic Era.
  • His younger brother, Bertrand, followed in his footsteps and eventually became a divisional general.
  • Their cousin, Géraud-Pierre-Henri-Julien, also served Napoleon I as a diplomat and Imperial official.

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