Kellermann, François Christophe
François Christophe Kellermann (fräNswä´ krēstôf´ kĕlĕrmän´), 1735–1820, marshal of France, b. Strasbourg. He served in the Seven Years War and won renown in the French Revolutionary Wars when he and General Dumouriez stopped the Prussians at Valmy (1792). In the Reign of Terror, he was accused of treason and imprisoned (1793–94), but was not convicted. Napoleon made him senator (1799) and duke of Valmy (1808). Rallying (1814) to Louis XVIII, Kellermann was raised to the peerage.
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