Aide-de-camp to the Duke of Broglie, he served Pichegru then Hoche. He distinguished himself in 1796 on the Rhine where his qualities as a tactician worked wonders, particularly at Kaiserslautern. His soldiers affectionately call him “the warrior without fear and without reproach”. He became friends with Bonaparte, with whom he went to Egypt. He successfully administered the Fayoum. At Marengo in the midst of a collapse, he intervenes as a savior on the battlefield and leads a deadly charge that will decide victory.
In the elections to the Congress Presidency in 1946, out of 16 Provincial Congress Committees, 13 sent a proposal to Sardar Patel, 2 to Dr. Rajendra Prasad and 1 to make Gandhi the President, but Gandhiji decided to make Nehru the President of the Congress instead of Patel. took. This decision came