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Anne-François-Charles Trelliard

French general

Died when: 68 years 97 days (819 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius


Anne-François-Charles Trelliard

Anne-François-Charles Trelliard or Treillard or Treilhard, born 7 February 1764 – died 14 May 1832, joined the cavalry of the French Royal Army as a cadet gentleman in 1780.

During the French Revolutionary Wars he fought in Germany and Holland, eventually rising in rank to become a general officer in 1799.

He led a corps cavalry brigade at Austerlitz in the 1805 campaign.In the 1806-1807 campaign he fought at Saalfeld, Jena, and Pultusk.

Transferred to Spain in 1808, Trelliard led a dragoon division and participated in the third invasion of Portugal in 1810-1811.He commanded his dragoons at Majadahonda in 1812 and at Vitoria and the Pyrenees in 1813.

His division was redeployed to eastern France for Emperor Napoleon's final futile campaign in 1814.After rallying to Napoleon during the Hundred Days, the Bourbons dismissed him from the army.

Trelliard is one of the names inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe.

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