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Napoleon's Marshals

A quiz about the Marshals of France during the Napoleonic Wars. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which Marshal commanded the Imperial Guard cavalry during the 1812 Russian campaign?

  • Murat
  • Davout
  • Bessieres

2

Which flamboyant Marshal was famously depicted leading a cavalry charge at Jena, armed only with a riding crop?

  • Massena
  • Murat
  • Ney

3

Which Marshal was wounded at least 24 times during the Napoleonic wars, yet survived and died in his eighties?

  • Suchet
  • MacDonald
  • Oudinot

4

Which Marshal was described as 'the bravest of the brave' by Napoleon and received the title 'Prince of the Moskva?'

  • Ney
  • Murat
  • Soult

5

Which Marshal fought with great distinction at Auerstadt, and took the name of that battle as the title of his dukedom?

  • Davout
  • Bernadotte
  • St-Cyr

6

Place these men in the order they became Marshals of France, earliest first?

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  • Marmont
  • Suchet
  • Berthier
  • Victor

7

Match the Marshal to his title.

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Left

  • MacDonald
  • Massena
  • Marmont
  • Murat

Right

  • Duke of Tarento
  • Duke of Rivoli
  • King of Naples
  • Duke of Ragusa

8

One of the few men to address the emperor with the more familiar 'tu' rather than 'vous,' which Marshall was killed at Aspern-Essling by a stray cannonball?

  • MacDonald
  • Kellermann
  • Lannes

9

Who became a marshal in 1815, and is today perhaps best known for failing to march to Napoleon's aid at Waterloo?

  • Bernadotte
  • St-Cyr
  • Grouchy

10

According to Napoleon, this Marshal was unfit to even command a battalion in the field. However, as Chief of Staff to the Emperor he proved invaluable. Who was he?

  • Jourdan
  • Berthier
  • Serurier

 

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