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Marshal Joachim Murat died.

Friday, 13 October 1815

After trying to invade Naples with 600 men Murat was arrested by troops loyal to King Ferdinand IV of Naples.
Put in front of a firing squad, Murat refused both a chair and a blindfold. Calmly standing in front of his executioners he gave the order. "Soldiers! Do your duty! Straight to the heart, but avoid the face. Fire!"