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| name =Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières
 
| name =Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières
 
| image =[[File:Arc de Triomphe mg 6850.jpg|240px]]
 
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| death_date ={{death-date and age|22 July 1812|18 August 1771}}
 
| death_date ={{death-date and age|22 July 1812|18 August 1771}}
 
| birth_place =[[Sérignan]], France
 
| birth_place =[[Sérignan]], France
| death_place =[[Salamanca]], Spain
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| death_place =Salamanca, Spain
| allegiance ={{flagicon|France}} [[France]]
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| allegiance ={{flagicon|France}} France
 
| branch =Infantry, Staff
 
| branch =Infantry, Staff
 
| serviceyears =1793–1812
 
| serviceyears =1793–1812
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| laterwork =[[Baron of the Empire]], 1809
 
| laterwork =[[Baron of the Empire]], 1809
 
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'''Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières''' (18 August 1771 – 22 July 1812) was killed in action at [[Battle of Salamanca|Salamanca]] while commanding an [[First French Empire|Imperial French]] infantry division. He joined the army of the [[First French Republic]] in 1793 and fought the Spanish. He transferred to the [[Army of Italy (France)|Army of Italy]] in 1796 and was present at the battles of [[Second Battle of Dego|Dego]], [[Battle of Mondovi|Mondovi]], [[Battle of Lodi|Lodi]], [[Battle of Bassano|Bassano]], and [[Battle of Arcole|Arcole]]. In 1800 he fought at [[Battle of Montebello (1800)|Montebello]] and [[Battle of Marengo|Marengo]] as an [[aide-de-camp]] to [[Claude Perrin Victor]].
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'''Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières''' (18 August 1771 – 22 July 1812) was killed in action at [[Battle of Salamanca|Salamanca]] while commanding an [[First French Empire|Imperial French]] infantry division. He joined the army of the First French Republic in 1793 and fought the Spanish. He transferred to the [[Army of Italy (France)|Army of Italy]] in 1796 and was present at the battles of [[Second Battle of Dego|Dego]], [[Battle of Mondovi|Mondovi]], [[Battle of Lodi|Lodi]], [[Battle of Bassano|Bassano]], and [[Battle of Arcole|Arcole]]. In 1800 he fought at [[Battle of Montebello (1800)|Montebello]] and [[Battle of Marengo|Marengo]] as an [[aide-de-camp]] to [[Claude Perrin Victor]].
   
In 1806 Thomières joined the staff of [[Marshal of France|Marshal]] [[Jean Lannes]] and served in [[Kingdom of Prussia|Prussia]] and [[Poland]]. He received promotion to [[general officer]] in July 1807. He participated in the [[Invasion of Portugal (1807)|1807 invasion of Portugal]]. On 20 August 1808 he was wounded while leading his brigade at [[Battle of Vimeiro|Vimeiro]]. He led a brigade at [[Battle of Corunna|Corunna]], [[Battle of Bussaco|Bussaco]], and [[Battle of Fuentes de Onoro|Fuentes de Onoro]] before being appointed to head a division. Thomières is one of the [[names inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe]] on Column 38.
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In 1806 Thomières joined the staff of [[Marshal of France|Marshal]] [[Jean Lannes]] and served in Prussia and Poland. He received promotion to [[general officer]] in July 1807. He participated in the [[Invasion of Portugal (1807)|1807 invasion of Portugal]]. On 20 August 1808 he was wounded while leading his brigade at [[Battle of Vimeiro|Vimeiro]]. He led a brigade at [[Battle of Corunna|Corunna]], [[Battle of Bussaco|Bussaco]], and [[Battle of Fuentes de Onoro|Fuentes de Onoro]] before being appointed to head a division. Thomières is one of the [[names inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe]] on Column 38.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
*{{cite web|last=Broughton |first=Tony |publisher=The Napoleon Series |accessdate=10 March 2013 |year=2007 |url=http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/frenchgenerals/c_frenchgenerals38.html |title=Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815: Taponier to Turreau}}
 
*{{cite web|last=Broughton |first=Tony |publisher=The Napoleon Series |accessdate=10 March 2013 |year=2007 |url=http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/frenchgenerals/c_frenchgenerals38.html |title=Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815: Taponier to Turreau}}
*{{cite book|ref=harv |last=[[David G. Chandler|Chandler, David G.]] |first= |year=1979 |title=Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars |location=New York, N.Y. |publisher=Macmillan Publishing Co. |isbn=0-02-523670-9}}
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*{{cite book|ref=harv |last=[[David G. Chandler|Chandler, David G.]] |year=1979 |title=Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars |location=New York, N.Y. |publisher=Macmillan Publishing Co. |isbn=0-02-523670-9}}
 
*{{cite book|ref=harv |last=Gates |first=David |year=2002 |title=The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War |location=London |publisher=Pimlico |isbn=0-7126-9730-6}}
 
*{{cite book|ref=harv |last=Gates |first=David |year=2002 |title=The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War |location=London |publisher=Pimlico |isbn=0-7126-9730-6}}
*{{cite book|ref=harv | last=[[Michael Glover|Glover, Michael]] |first= |year=2001 |title=The Peninsular War 1807-1814 |location=London |publisher=Penguin| isbn=0-141-39041-7}}
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*{{cite book|ref=harv | last=[[Michael Glover|Glover, Michael]] |year=2001 |title=The Peninsular War 1807-1814 |location=London |publisher=Penguin| isbn=0-141-39041-7}}
 
*{{cite book|ref=harv | last=Pelet |first=Jean Jacques |editor-last=Horward |editor-first=Donald D. |year=1973 |title=The French Campaign in Portugal 1810-1811: An Account by Jean Jacques Pelet |location=Minneapolis, Minn. |publisher=University of Minnesota Press| isbn=0-8166-0658-7}}
 
*{{cite book|ref=harv | last=Pelet |first=Jean Jacques |editor-last=Horward |editor-first=Donald D. |year=1973 |title=The French Campaign in Portugal 1810-1811: An Account by Jean Jacques Pelet |location=Minneapolis, Minn. |publisher=University of Minnesota Press| isbn=0-8166-0658-7}}
*{{cite book|ref=harv |last=[[Digby Smith|Smith, Digby]] |first= |year=1998 |title=The Napoleonic Wars Data Book |location=London |publisher=Greenhill |isbn=1-85367-276-9}}
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*{{cite book|ref=harv |last=[[Digby Smith|Smith, Digby]] |year=1998 |title=The Napoleonic Wars Data Book |location=London |publisher=Greenhill |isbn=1-85367-276-9}}
   
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{{Wikipedia|Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières}}
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{{Persondata
 
| NAME = Thomieres, Jean Guillaume Barthelemy
 
| ALTERNATIVE NAMES =
 
| SHORT DESCRIPTION = Commander of infantry division of First French Empire
 
| DATE OF BIRTH = 18 August 1771
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH =
 
| DATE OF DEATH = 22 July 1812
 
| PLACE OF DEATH =
 
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Thomieres, Jean Guillaume Barthelemy}}
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Thomieres, Jean Guillaume Barthelemy}}

Latest revision as of 05:11, 16 April 2016

Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières
The name Thomieres is fifth from the bottom on Column 38
Born 18 August 1771 (1771-08-18)
Died 22 July 1812 (1812-07-23) (aged 40)
Place of birth Sérignan, France
Place of death Salamanca, Spain
Allegiance France France
Service/branch Infantry, Staff
Years of service 1793–1812
Rank General of Brigade
Battles/wars
Awards Légion d'Honneur, 1807
Other work Baron of the Empire, 1809

Jean Guillaume Barthélemy Thomières (18 August 1771 – 22 July 1812) was killed in action at Salamanca while commanding an Imperial French infantry division. He joined the army of the First French Republic in 1793 and fought the Spanish. He transferred to the Army of Italy in 1796 and was present at the battles of Dego, Mondovi, Lodi, Bassano, and Arcole. In 1800 he fought at Montebello and Marengo as an aide-de-camp to Claude Perrin Victor.

In 1806 Thomières joined the staff of Marshal Jean Lannes and served in Prussia and Poland. He received promotion to general officer in July 1807. He participated in the 1807 invasion of Portugal. On 20 August 1808 he was wounded while leading his brigade at Vimeiro. He led a brigade at Corunna, Bussaco, and Fuentes de Onoro before being appointed to head a division. Thomières is one of the names inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe on Column 38.

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