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Marie-Théodore Périgot
Birth name Marie-Théodore Périgot
Born 17 October 1807
Died 9 May 1888
Place of birth Strasbourg, France Kingdom of France
Place of death Nice, France Kingdom of France
Allegiance France
Service/branch French Army
Rank Divisional general
Battles/wars

French conquest of Algeria

Awards
  • Legion of Honour
  • Spouse(s) Anna-Pauline-Antoinette de Champs

    Marie-Théodore Périgot (born in Strasbourg on 17 October 1807 and died in Nice on 9 May 1888) was a French officer who participated to the French conquest of Algeria.[1]

    Family

    École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr

    Marie-Théodore Périgot got married with Anna-Pauline-Antoinette de Champs on 12 January 1869 at the age of 62.[2]

    Anna-Pauline-Antoinette is a native of the town of La Croix in the department of Nièvre.[3]

    Military training

    Marie-Théodore was admitted to the École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr on 1825 when he was 18 years old.[4]

    When he left this military school, he held the head of his promotion there, and he was assigned to the infantry corps.[5]

    Conquest of Algeria

    Second Assault of Dellys (1844)

    On 14 June 1830, sub-lieutenant Périgot attended the landing of the French Navy for the invasion of Algiers, then took part in the combat of Sidi Fredj.[6]

    He then took part on 18 June in the Battle of Staouéli before being a military actor on 5 July in the capture of the Casbah of Algiers.

    Captain Périgot was appointed by Marshal Bugeaud as the superior commander of the town of Dellys in Kabylia when it suffered the second assault in May 1844.[7]

    Promotion to officer

    Périgot was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in 1831, then was awarded the rank of lieutenant colonel at the beginning of the Second French Empire.[8]

    Périgot was promoted to the rank of colonel on 30 December 1852, and three years later in 1855, he received the stars of the rank of brigadier general.[9]

    He was soon promoted to the high rank of divisional general on 12 August 1861.[10]

    Constantinois

    Mokrani Revolt (1871)

    General Périgot was appointed in 1864 as governor of the province of Constantinois where he operated several expeditions with his military columns.[11]

    He was still there in 1871 when the Mokrani Revolt broke out and spread to the Constantine region.[12]

    Périgot was relieved of his functions as governor of Constantine at the beginning of November 1872 to be replaced by General Pouget.[13]

    Retirement

    General Périgot had retired at the age of 71 since 10 October 1878 with the rank of divisional general.[14]

    He was then in receipt of a military retirement pension obtained after his long years of service.[15]

    Awards

    Great Officer of Legion of Honour.

    Marie-Théodore Périgot was decorated with several medals during his military career, including:[16]

    Death

    General Périgot died in the city of Nice on 9 May 1888 at the age of 81 and was buried in one of his cemeteries.[20]

    Gallery

    See also

    References

    1. "Bulletin des lois de la République Française". Impr. Nat. des Lois. 25 February 1872. https://books.google.com/books?id=TuZTAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA6748. 
    2. "Bulletin des lois. Partie supplémentaire". Imprimerie nationale. 25 February 1889. https://books.google.com/books?id=Q8ReggykcPEC&pg=PA480. 
    3. "Bulletin des lois. Partie supplémentaire". Imprimerie nationale. 25 February 1873. https://books.google.com/books?id=49eAS11qndUC&pg=PA6730. 
    4. "Bulletin des lois de la République française". Imprimerie nationale. 25 February 1878. https://books.google.com/books?id=8zMUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA666. 
    5. "Journal militaire". Magimel, Anselin et Pochard. 25 February 1831. https://books.google.com/books?id=Sa4UBu7ilGoC&pg=RA1-PA202. 
    6. "Bulletin des lois de la République Française". la République. 25 February 1852. https://books.google.com/books?id=nKtCAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA179. 
    7. Crescenzo, Jean de (25 February 2005). Chroniques Tizi-ouziennes. Lulu.com. ISBN 9782952584104. https://books.google.com/books?id=cXkEAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA18. 
    8. guerre, France Ministère de la (25 February 1846). "Annuaire officiel des officiers de l'armée active". https://books.google.com/books?id=cYbsWYSOD4kC&pg=PA206. 
    9. "Annuaire de l'armée francaise". Berger-Levrault. 25 February 1874. https://books.google.com/books?id=b_YwAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA44. 
    10. guerre, France Ministère de la (25 February 1883). "Annuaire officiel des officiers de l'armée active". https://books.google.com/books?id=OY0tAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA73. 
    11. "Recueil des notices et mémoires de la Société Archéologique de la Province de Constantine". 1872. https://books.google.com/books?id=0sVM5WrmDpYC. 
    12. "Enquête sur les actes du gouvernement de la défense nationale ...". 1875. https://books.google.com/books?id=7TIqAQAAIAAJ. 
    13. "Rapport". 1875. https://books.google.com/books?id=KbU-AAAAYAAJ. 
    14. "Annuaire officiel de l'armée française". 1883. https://books.google.com/books?id=ZoNGAQAAMAAJ. 
    15. "Annuaire militaire de l'Empire francais". 1869. https://books.google.com/books?id=AhUxAQAAMAAJ. 
    16. "Bulletin des lois de la République franc̜aise". 1852. https://books.google.com/books?id=aqE_AQAAMAAJ. 
    17. "Bulletin des lois de la République française". 1852. https://books.google.com/books?id=qSIUAAAAYAAJ. 
    18. "Revue africaine". 1865. https://books.google.com/books?id=ky9DAAAAcAAJ. 
    19. "Bulletin des lois de la République Française". 1865. https://books.google.com/books?id=uv5GAAAAcAAJ. 
    20. "Bulletin des lois de la République française". 1889. https://books.google.com/books?id=DCwUAAAAYAAJ. 

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