Historical Figures

Joubert Barthélemy Catherine (1769 - 1799)

At age 15, he escaped from college and volunteered in the army. He led Masséna's vanguard in Italy and then left under Kellermann's orders. He is heroic in Italy during battles like Montenotte, Arcole or Rivoli. He was mortally wounded in a surprise attack by the Austro-Russians, where he had lost time to marry the future wife of Marshal Macdonald.