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Cambronne Pierre Jacques Étienne, viscomte
French general. He was born in Nantes. He fought during the wars of the Revolution and the Napoleonic Era. He was wounded at the Battle of Waterloo. Two famous quotations are attributed to Cambronne during the battle of Waterloo. When summoned to surrender by British troops, he is quoted by Victor Hugo to have answered "The Guard dies, and does... More...
Ajman, 1971, Return of Napoleon from Elba
France, 1965.05.15, Rennes. General Cambronne