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Géraud Christophe de Michel du Roc a.k.a. Duroc (1772-1813)

Duke of Friuli

Arms of Géraud Christophe de Michel du Roc a.k.a. Duroc (1772-1813)

He was born on October 25, 1772 in Pont-à-Mousson, Lorraine, eastern France.

General of the First French Empire, he was named Grand Marshal of the Palace by Napoleon.

He was killed on May 23, 1813 in Niedermackersdorf, near Görlitz, Silesia

His tomb , is in the Dome Church in the Hôtel des Invalides  located in Paris' seventh arrondissement.

Main portrait

"Géraud-Christophe de Michel du Roc a.k.a. Duroc (1772-1813), Duke of Friuli" by Antoine-Jean Gros (Paris 1771 - Meudon 1835).

Other portraits

Géraud Christophe de Michel du Roc a.k.a. Duroc (1772-1813)
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"Géraud-Christophe Duroc, Duke of Friuli". Miniature by Jean-Baptiste Isabey (Nancy 1767 - Paris 1855) from the Austerlitz Table (a.k.a. Table of the Marshals).
Géraud Christophe de Michel du Roc a.k.a. Duroc (1772-1813)
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"Géraud-Christophe Duroc, Duke of Friuli". Nineteenth century print.
Géraud Christophe de Michel du Roc a.k.a. Duroc (1772-1813)
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"Duroc, Grand Marshal of the Palace". Study by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roucy-Trioson (1767-1824).
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