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Decaen Charles Mathieu Isidore
Charles Decaen was born in Caen, in Normandy, France, on 13 April 1769. In 1791, during the French Revolutionary Wars, he joined the army and by a combination of courage, intelligence and ability rose quickly through the ranks. He came to the attention of Napoleon and in 1800, at the early age of 31, he was promoted to general.
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Mauritius, 2006, Charles Decaen