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France
Rouffach
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place Georges Clémenceau

François-Joseph Lefebvre

François-Joseph Lefebvre, maréchal d'Empire, duc de Dantzig
Rouffach 1755 - Paris 1820
French military commander during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
(Wikipedia)
David d'Angers
Leblanc-Barbedienne (Paris)
1922/1835

Rouffach /  François-Joseph Lefebvre   Rouffach /  François-Joseph Lefebvre

Description

Bronze bust on a sandstone pedestal.

Inscription(s)

françois-joseph
LEFEBVRE

duc de dantzig
marechal d'empire
pair de france

ne a rouffach 1755
mort a paris 1820

medaille d'or
de la commune de paris
aux gardes françaises

preteur du senat

grand-croix de la
legion d'honneur

chef de la 5e cohorte
de la legion d'honneur

chevalier de la
couronne de fer

grand cordon de
charles iii d'espage

grand cordon de
baviere de saxe de baden

chevalier de saint-louis

· treves · arlon ·
· mayence · landau ·
1792 - 1793

· fleurus · aldenhoven ·
1794

premier passage du rhin
a urdingen
1795

altenkirchen
1796

neuwied 1797

· feldkirch · ostrach ·
1799

· iena · eylau ·
1806

dantzig
1807

· durango · espinosa ·
1808

· tann · abensberg · landshut ·
· eckmuhl · ratisbonne ·
· tyrol · wagram ·
1809

moscou
1812

· montmirail · arcis-sur-aube ·
· champaubert · montereau ·
1814

Signed: L.J. David (d anger / 1835
cire perdue
leblanc-barbedienne...
a paris

Annotation

The bust is a bronze cast of the marble bust preserved in the town hall. The cast was made in 1922 for the war memorial near the Notre-Dame church. This memoral was dismantled during the second world war. At the occassion of the 200th anniversary of Lefebvre's birht, in 1955, the bust was placed on the present location.

Rouffach - François-Joseph Lefebvre
Lefebvre's coat of arms

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°57'25" E 7°17'58"

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