Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban

  • Kingdom of France

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1633/05/04 Edmee de Comignolle, wife of Urbain le Prestre, gives birth to a son, Sebastien le Prestre, in Saint-Leger-Vauban, Yonne, France. Born
1668/00/00 Construction begins on a new citadel sited to the south-west of the town Arras. Engineer Vauban Citadel, Arras Arras, FR
1675/00/00 Sebastien le Prestre de Vauban buys the Chateau de Bazoches. Home Chateau de Bazoches Bazoches, FR
1679/00/00 Under the direction of Vauban and Thomas de Choisy, a castle built by the Dukes of Lorraine and its surrounding town, overlooking the valley of Chiers and Longwy's lower town, are razed for the erection for a new town. Engineer Enceinte de Longwy, Longwy Longwy, FR
1679/03/17 Vauban visits an ancient hamlet named Ovansa to determine a favorable site for new fortifications. Engineer Mont-Louis, Pyrenees-Orientales Occitanie
1679/05/00 Commissioner General of Fortifications, Vauban, designs a new stronghold in the Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,600 meters. Construction will be carried out by the soldiers of Vierzet and Furstemberg regiments. Engineer Citadel Mont Louis Mont-Louis, Pyrenees-Orientales
1681/00/00 Reconstruction of the Citadel of Saint-Martin begins under the direction of Vauban. Engineer Citadel of Saint-Martin Ile de Re, FR
1685/00/00 During a site visit, Vauban is impressed with the strategic location. Engineer Le Fort Medoc Cussac-Fort-Medoc, FR
1689/00/00 Vauban provides expertise on the repair and enlargement of the Canal du Midi. Consulting Engineer Canal du Midi Occitanie
1689/00/00 Commissioner General of Fortifications, Vauban, designs a new stronghold in at Camaret-sur-Mer, as part of the fortifications of the goulet de Brest. Engineer Tour Vauban Camaret Camaret-sur-Mer, FR
1692/00/00 After the region was invaded in 1692 by Victor Amadeus of Savoy, Vauban recommends that Frances's Alpine border defences be improved. Engineer Fortress of Mont-Dauphin, Mont-Dauphin Mont-Dauphin, FR
1693/00/00 Oval shaped, the 12 meters high Fort Pate is completed. The stratigic location fills a gap in the limited cannon range between La citadelle de Blaye and Fort Medoc. Engineer Fort Pate, Bayle Bayle, Fr
1694/00/00 Fort Medoc is completed. Engineer Le Fort Medoc Cussac-Fort-Medoc, FR
1694/00/00 The second Fort Vauban is constructed. Engineer Tour Vauban de Tatihou Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, FR
1694/06/11 Two years after the Battle of La Hougue and the French defeat, construction begins on the artillery and observation towers La Hougue under the direction of engineer Benjamin de Combes. Engineer Tour Vauban La Hougue, FR Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, FR
1694/06/18 Vauban himself commands the garrison at Camaret when they repelled an Anglo-Dutch attack. The battery disables several British vessels and French dragoons successfully repulse British troops on shore. French Commander Tour Vauban Camaret Camaret-sur-Mer, FR
1699/00/00 Vauban inspects the newly completed tower at La Hougue. Engineer Tour Vauban La Hougue, FR Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, FR
1699/00/00 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban inspects the newly built tower at Fort de Tatihou. Engineer Tour Vauban de Tatihou Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, FR
1707/03/30 Sebastien le Prestre de Vauban dies in Paris, France. Buried near his home in Bazoches, his grave will be destroyed during the French Revolution. Died
1808/00/00 Napoleon Bonaparte orders the heart of Sebastien le Prestre de Vauban to be buried at Les Invalides. Vauban's mausoleum is in one of the side niches near Napoleon's tomb in the Dome des Invalides. In Memoriam Les Invalides Paris
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