Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles III, Duke of Bourbon

French general, count of Montpensier

Date of Birth: 17-Feb-1490

Place of Birth: Montpensier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Date of Death: 06-May-1527

Profession: military leader, soldier

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Charles III, Duke of Bourbon

  • Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (17 February 1490 – 6 May 1527) was a French military leader, the Count of Montpensier, Clermont and Auvergne, and Dauphin of Auvergne from 1501 to 1523, then Duke of Bourbon and Auvergne, Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis, Forez and La Marche, and Lord of Beaujeu from 1505 to 1521.
  • He was also the Constable of France from 1515 to 1521.
  • Also known as the Constable of Bourbon, he was the last of the great feudal lords to oppose the King of France himself.
  • He commanded the Imperial troops of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in what became known as the Sack of Rome in 1527, where he was killed.

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