Antoine Nicolas Collier de La Marlière (1745 - 1793)

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Death: Died in Paris, Île-de-France, France
Occupation: Général (***) de Division (15 mai 1793)
Managed by: Jean-Gérard Pailloncy
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About Antoine Nicolas Collier de La Marlière

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Antoine Nicolas Collier, Comte de La Marlière (3 December 1745 - 27 November 1793), was a French Army officer and Republican General during the Wars of the French Revolution.

Career

Collier became Comte de La Marlière on 22 July 1756 and was admitted into the Royal Military School as Capitaine des levrettes. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel 6 February 1791, he was made Colonel of the 14th Infantry Regiment 5 February 1792, and Maréchal de camp 25 August 1792.

La Marlière joined the Armée du Nord in the War of the First Coalition, and was attached to the garrison of Lille, then was given command in the Northern Division of the Army of Belgium under Miranda on 1st December 1792. He was made Chief Staff Major in the Army of the Ardennes under Valence 22 March 1793, then was promoted brevet Major-General by Dampierre, under whom he commanded a Division at the Battle of Raismes 8 May.

In conflict with General Lavalette, he was impeached 22nd July and brought before the Revolutionary Tribunal. Sentenced to death on 26th November 1793, he was guillotined the next day.

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1745
December 3, 1745
1793
November 27, 1793
Age 47
Paris, Île-de-France, France
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