Jacques Lauriston, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jacques Lauriston

French diplomat

Date of Birth: 01-Feb-1768

Place of Birth: Pondicherry, India

Date of Death: 11-Jun-1828

Profession: military personnel, politician, diplomat

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Jacques Lauriston

  • Jacques Alexandre Bernard Law, marquis de Lauriston (1 February 1768 – 12 June 1828) was a French soldier and diplomat of Scottish descent, and a general officer in the French army during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • He was born in Pondicherry in French India, where his father, a nephew of the financier John Law, was the Governor-General.
  • His mother was a member of the Carvallho family of Portuguese traders.
  • Lauriston is one of the names inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe.

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