Théobald Dillon

Birth: 1745

Death: 1792

Occupation: General

An Irish-born general in the French army. He served in the family regiment—Dillon's Regiment—which had been in service to the French monarchy since the 1690s.

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1792

25 May: Revolutionary France Faces Military Disaster

After much triumphalist rhetoric in Parisian political circles ahead of France's declaration of war against Austria on 20 April 1792, the harsh...