Armand-Emmanuel De Vignerot Du Plessis, Duc De Richelieu

Armand-Emmanuel De Vignerot Du Plessis, Duc De Richelieu

Armand Emmanuel Sophie Septimanie de Vignerot du Plessis, (5th) Duke of Richelieu (25 September 1766, Paris – 17 May 1822) was a prominent French statesman during the Bourbon Restoration. As a royalist, during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars, he served as a ranking officer in the Russian Imperial Army, achieving the grade of Major General.

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