Sébastien Le Prestre, Marquis o Vauban

Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Seigneur (Laird) o Vauban an later Marquis o Vauban (1 or 4 Mey 1633 – 30 Mairch 1707),[1] commonly referred tae as Vauban, wis a Marshal o Fraunce an the foremaist militar ingineer o his age.

Sébastien Le Prestre, Marquis o Vauban
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Vauban, French Schuil pentin o the 18t century
Born4 Mey 1633(1633-05-04)
Died30 Mairch 1707(1707-03-30) (aged 73)
Cause o daith
Pulmonary embolism
Restin place
Bazoches. Hert at Les Invalides.
Kent forContreibutions tae militar ingineerin an fortifications
TitleMarshal o Fraunce

Commissaire général des fortifications (1678–1703)

Govrenor o Lille (frae 1668)
AwairdsOrdre de Saint-Louis
SignaturVauban signature mg 8007.jpg


  1. Vauban and the French Military Under Louis XIV: An Illustrated History of Fortifications and Strategies. McFarland. 2009. p. 7. by Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage