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Charles-François Thaon, Count of Saint-André
Charles-François Thaon, Count of Saint-André
Born 28 February 1725 (1725-02-28)
Died 14 December 1807 (1807-12-15) (aged 82)
Place of birth Nice, Kingdom of Sardinia
Place of death Cagliari, Kingdom of Sardinia
Allegiance Piedmont-Sardinia Kingdom of Sardinia
Service/branch Infantry
Years of service Piedmont-Sardinia 1740–1807
Rank Lieutenant General
Battles/wars

Charles-François Thaon de Revel et de Saint-André (28 February 1725 – 14 December 1807) was an army commander for the Kingdom of Sardinia during the War of the First Coalition. He fought in the War of the Austrian Succession and during the years of peace gained promotion until he was made major general in 1780. He was forced to abandon Nice to the invading Republican French army in 1792. The following year he defeated the French at Saorgio. He played a minor part in 1799 during the War of the Second Coalition. He went to Sardinia after the end of that conflict and died at Cagliari.

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