Claude Louis Hector de Villars

Military Commander

1653 – 1734

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Who was Claude Louis Hector de Villars?

Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Prince de Martigues, Marquis then Duc de Villars, Vicomte de Melun was the last great general of Louis XIV of France and one of the most brilliant commanders in French military history, one of only six Marshals who have been promoted to Marshal General of France.

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Born
May 8, 1653
Moulins
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  • France
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Died
Jun 17, 1734
Turin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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