Sentence Examples with the word Brune

In 1815 Marshal Brune was assassinated in the town by the adherents of the royalist party.

Coveting the treasures of Bern, they sent Brune to invade Switzerland and remodel its constitution; in revenge for the murder of General Duphot, they sent Berthier to invade the papal states and erect the Roman Republic; they occupied and virtually annexed Piedmont.

He rendered further good service in Vendee and in Italy, and was made a marshal by Napoleon on the assumption by the latter of the imperial title in 180 4.1111807 Brune held a command in North Germany, but he was not afterwards employed during the First Empire.

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See Notice historique sur la vie politique et militaire du marechal Brune (Paris, 1821), and Vermeil de Conchard, L'Assassinat du marechal Brune (Paris, 1887).