Biography of Luis Agustín Augusto Affry (1713-1793)

Swiss officer in the service of France; He/She was born in Versailles in 1713 and died in 1793. Their bravery in 1746 and 1747 and 1748 campaigns earned him the degree of field marshal; in 1755 he/she served as submitted extraordinary close to the Republic of the United provinces; in 1762 was appointed lieutenant-general, and five years later, in 1767, Colonel of the Swiss guards, in which occurred the escape of the King of June 20, 1791; He/She attended the Assembly to protest its adhesion to the nation, and then retired to his property of Saint Barthelemy in the country of Vaud, where he/she died.