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Masséna

(French masena)
n
(Biography) André (ɑ̃dre), Prince d'Essling. 1758–1817, French marshal under Napoleon I: victories at Saorgio (1794), Loano (1795), Rivoli (1797), Zürich (1799), and Caldiero (1805): defeated by Wellington in the Peninsular War (1810–11)
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Mas•sé•na

(mæs eɪˈnɑ)

n.
André, duc de Rivoli and Prince d'Essling, 1758–1817, French marshal under Napoleon I.
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Napoleon's highly competent subordinate, Marshal Andre Massena, is incorrectly identified as "Andrea," and Marshal Nicolas Soult, the Duke of Dalmatia, is called the "Duke de Soult." Each error is minor by itself, but included in chapters that are themselves largely unnecessary, they become cumulatively distracting to those familiar with the Napoleonic Wars.
On April 4th, 1799, Gazan was promoted general de brigade, and his friend Andre Massena, general-in-chief of the French army in Switzerland, had him transferred into his Army of the Danube, operating against the Austrian and Russian forces.