Chevalier François de Souillac

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.7.1732 - Bardou , Dordogneref:631
Baptism3.7.1732 - Bardou , Dordogneref:631
First Known Service1747ref:631
Last Known Service1790ref:631
Date of Death11.3.1803 - Bardou , Dordogneref:631

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1747 He entered the army and joined the regiment of Talleyrand Cavalry.FWIKI
27.9.1749 Garde de la MarineFWIKI
11.10.1755 Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI
1.3.1763 Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI
13.9.1765 Chef de Brigade des Gardes de Marine FWIKI
1770 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
1774 Appointed Membre du Conseil de la Marine

in charge of evaluating a new signaling method proposed by the Chevalier du Pavillon.

26.10.177630.4.1779Appointed Gouverneur at RéunionFWIKI
1.5.17793.7.1785Appointed Gouverneur Général at Mascareignes

by interim from 01/05/1779 to 30/01/1780 , comfirmed after .

1785 Appointed Gouverneur Général at India

French India

4.4.1785 On April 4, 1785, he left the Mascareignes, embarking on the "Subtil" for Pondicherry; during his absence, Camille-Charles Le Clerc de Fresne replaces him as Gouvernor of Isle de FranceFWIKI
28.11.17873.1788He left the region and returned to France in 1787. He embarked on November 28 in the frigate "Révolution" and arrived in Brest in March 1788.FWIKI
25.8.1788 Appointed Commandeur de L’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-LouisFWIKI
1790 Chef d'Escadreref:631
179211.3.1803When the Revolution broke out, he went into exile in England for 9 years. He returned to France in 1801 and died at the Château de Bardou on March 11, 1803. With him the House of Souillac died out.FWIKI


ref:631Geneanet Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site

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