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Marshal Guillaume Marie Ann Brune born.

Thursday, 3 March 1763

On the 3rd of March 1763 Marshal Guillaume Marie Ann Brune was born. His father was a lawyer and young Brune should have followed that trade, but he wanted to be a writer. In 1802 he went to Constantinople for 2 years as Frances ambassador to the Ottoman Empire. 1804 saw him created Marshal.
In Avignon he died at the hands of a mob during 'The White Terror'.