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Jean Victor Moreau (1761-1813) French soldier and revolutionary. Assisted Napoleon in the coup of 18 Brumaire (9 November 1799). In 1804 banished by Napoleon who accused him of plotting against him. In 1813 joined Russian service and fought at Dresden where a French cannon ball shattered his legs. He died after amputation. Lithograph 1835

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Jean Victor Moreau (1761-1813) French soldier and revolutionary. Assisted Napoleon in the coup of 18 Brumaire (9 November 1799). In 1804 banished by Napoleon who accused him of plotting against him. In 1813 joined Russian service and fought at Dresden where a French cannon ball shattered his legs. He died after amputation. Lithograph 1835