Ney Michel

Ney

 (nā), Michel Duc d'Elchingen and Prince de la Moskowa. 1769-1815.
French marshal who commanded the rear guard in Napoleon I's retreat from Moscow (1812) and later deserted Louis XVIII to aid Napoleon at Waterloo (1815).
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