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Marshal Louis Alexandre Berthier born.

Tuesday, 20 February 1753

On the 20th of Feburary 1753 Colonel Jean Baptist Berthier an officer in the Topographical Engineers and his wife Francoise L'Hullier de La Serre celebrated the birth of their first child. They would have 4 more, but Louis Alexandre would enter his fathers unit in 1766 then rise to be a Marshal of France and Napoleons famous Chief of Staff.