Commandeur Édouard Thomas Burgues de Missiessy (Comte de l'Empire)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.4.1756 - Toulon 002
First Known Service7.1815002
Last Known Service1816002
Date of Death24.3.1837 - Toulon 002

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1777 Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI
1.1.1792 Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI
1.1.1793 Contre-Amiral002
14.6.1804 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurFWIKI
1809 Appointed Comte de l'EmpireFWIKI
9.3.1809 Vice-Amiral002
28.7.180912.1809Commanded the French Squadron in the Scheldt at the Walcheren Expedition 
1811 Appointed Grand officier de la Légion d'HonneurFWIKI
1814 Appointed Grand-croix de la Légion d'honneurFWIKI
7.18151816Appointed Préfet Maritime at ToulonFWIKI
1816 Appointed Commandeur de L’ordre royal et militaire de Saint-LouisFWIKI
1823 Appointed Grand-Croix de L’ordre royal et militaire de Saint-LouisFWIKI
2.6.1827 Appointed Commandeur de l'Ordre des Chevaliers du Saint-EspritFWIKI

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Posted by Edward S. Zizmor on Friday 21st of September 2012 01:44

Missiessy was the great Admiral Napoleon never properly employed. He had the only French success in the Trafalgar Campaign and successfully defended thee Antwerp fleet from British attack in 1809 and 1814

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