Remains of one of Napoleon’s 1812 generals believed found in Russia

Archaeologists take part in excavation works after they discovered what they believe to be the burial site of French General Charles Etienne Gudin in a park in Smolensk, Russia in this handout picture obtained by Reuters on July 9, 2019. Smolensk newspaper 'Rabochy-put.ru'/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) – More than 200 years after he died of his battlefield wounds in Russia, archaeologists believe they have found the remains of one of Napoleon Bonaparte’s favourite generals buried in a park beneath the foundations of a dance floor. General Charles Etienne Gudin, whose name is inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe in […]

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