Grande Armée

La Grande Armée was the imperial army commanded by Napoleon Bonaparte during the Napoleonic Wars. From 1804 to 1809, it won a series of military victories that allowed the... Wikipedia

  • Active:  1804–15
  • Allegiance:  Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Type:  Land forces
  • Size:  685,000 men before the invasion of Russia. 2,175,335 conscripted 1805-1813
  • Motto(s):  Valeur et Discipline
  • March:  La Victoire est à nous (from the ballet-opera La caravane du Caire)
  • Engagements:  War of the Third Coalition, War of the Fourth Coalition, Peninsular War, War of the Fifth Coalition, Russian campaign, War of the Sixth Coalition, War of the Seventh Coalition
  • Supreme commander:  Napoleon I
  • Notable, commanders:  Pierre Augereau, Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Louis-Nicolas Davout, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Jean Lannes, Jacques MacDonald, Auguste de Marmont, André Masséna, Édouard Mortier, Joachim Murat, Michel Ney, Nicolas Oudinot, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Louis-Gabriel Suchet
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo