Jean Joseph Amable Humbert Photo

Jean Joseph Amable Humbert

Born: Aug 22, 1755

Death: Jan 3, 1823

Birthplace: Saint-Nabord

Nationality: France

Jean Joseph Amable Humbert

Date of Birth : Aug 22, 1755
Date of Death : Jan 3, 1823
Birth Place : Saint-Nabord

General Jean Joseph Amable Humbert was a French soldier, a participant in the French Revolution, who led a failed invasion of Ireland to assist Irish rebels in 1798. Born in the townland of La Coare Saint-Nabord, outside Remiremont Vosges, he was a sergeant in the National Guard of Lyon, and rapidly advanced through the ranks to become brigadier general on 9 April 1794, and fought in the Western campaigns before being allocated to the Army of the Rhine.

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