Customer rating : 5,0 - In this house lived Commandant Henry Lachouque (1883-1971), the great historian of Napoleon and the Grande Armée. Plaque on the façade.

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Maison des aigles de Montmartre
4 Rue de l'Abreuvoir
75018 Paris

Coordinates Latitude Longitude
Sexagesimal (°, ', ") 48° 53′ 17″ N 2° 20′ 21″ E
Degré décimal (GPS) 48.88811 2.33937
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Henri Lachouque, born on August 28, 1883 in Orléans and died on October 23, 1971 in Paris, was a French officer and historian of Napoleon 1st.

Trained at Military Academy of Saint-Cyr (Austerlitz class of 1904), he took part in the Battle of the Marne in 1914 with the 66th infantry regiment. Wounded, he was forced to leave the army. Officer of the Legion of Honor, decorated with the Croix de Guerre 14-18, he founded the Association des Amis de Sainte-Hélène. He was also assistant curator of the Musée de Malmaison (Napoléon) from 1936 to 1946.

As a plaque on his former residence in Montmartre indicates, Henry Lachouque lived in this house at 4 rue de l'Abreuvoir in Montmartre.

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