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Mi·chel [mee-shel], /miˈʃɛl/, Duke of El·ching·en [el-khing-uhn], /ˈɛl xɪŋ ən/, 1769–1815, French revolutionary and Napoleonic military leader: marshal of France 1805–15.

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Ney
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Michel (miʃɛl), Duc d'Elchingen. 1769–1815, French marshal, who earned the epithet Bravest of the Brave at the battle of Borodino (1812) in the Napoleonic Wars. He rallied to Napoleon on his return from Elba and was executed for treason (1815)
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