Portrait of Marshal Louis-Nicolas Davout, 1770-1823

Portrait of Marshal Louis-Nicolas Davout, 1770-1823

This picture shows Marshal Louis-Nicolas Davout, duc d'Auerstädt, prince d'Eckmühl, 1770-1823, one of the most capable of Napoleon's marshals, known as the Iron Marshal because of the harsh discipline he imposed on his units.

Taken from Napoleon and his Marshals, J.T. Headley, vol 1, 1847, p.114

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (3 October 2016), Portrait of Marshal Louis-Nicolas Davout, 1770-1823 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_davout.html

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