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Claude Silvestre, Count Colaud.
Claude Silvestre, Count Colaud.

Claude Silvestre, Count Colaud (12 December 1754 – 4 December 1819) was a French Napoleonic general and senator.[1]


Colaud was born at Briançon on 12 December 1754. In 1801, for his military services, he was made a senator of the French Consulate by the First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte. He was also made a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour. He died in Paris on 4 December 1819. His name is inscribed on column five northern pillar of the Arc de Triomphe.[2][3]


  1. ^ Also spelt Claude Silvestre, Count Collaud
  2. ^ Thomas 1892, p. 634.
  3. ^ Jensen 2013 cites Six 2003


  • Jensen, Nathan D. (2013), General Claude-Sylvestre Colaud,, retrieved March 2013 Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
    • Six, Georges (2003), Dictionnaire Biographique des Généraux & Amiraux Français de la Révolution et de l'Empire (1792-1814) (in French), Paris: Gaston Saffroy
  • Thomas, Joseph (1892), Universal pronouncing dictionary of biography and mythology (Aa, van der – Hyperius), 1, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, p. 634

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