What is another word for Michel Ney?

15 synonyms found


[ mˈɪt͡ʃə͡l nˈe͡ɪ], [ mˈɪt‍ʃə‍l nˈe‍ɪ], [ m_ˈɪ_tʃ_əl n_ˈeɪ]

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How to use "Michel ney" in context?

Dutch-born French general and Emperor Napoleon's most talented general during the French Revolutionary Wars, who led several major campaigns in the Napoleonic Wars. Ney was noted for his strategic skills, battlefield intuition, and exceptional leadership. He is considered one of Napoleon's most competent and successful military commanders, and was one of the few officers to be promoted to Marshal of France, typically a rank earned by long and distinguished service. As a result of his successes at the Battles of Austerlitz, Jena, and Eylau, Ney was made Duke of Ney and Marshal of the Empire, and later was granted the title of Grand Duke of the French.

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