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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).
Ney(neɪ; French nɛ)
(Biography) Michel (miʃɛl), Duc d'Elchingen. 1769–1815, French marshal, who earned the epithet Bravest of the Brave at the battle of Borodino (1812) in the Napoleonic Wars. He rallied to Napoleon on his return from Elba and was executed for treason (1815)
Michel, Duke of Elchingen, 1769–1815, French military leader: marshal of France 1805–15.