Cambronne (17701842)

Cambronne, French general, born at Nantes; served under the Republic and the Empire; accompanied Napoleon to Elba in 1814; commanded a division of the Old Guard at Waterloo; fought to the last; though surrounded by the enemy and summoned to surrender, refused, and was taken prisoner; is credited with the saying, La Garde meurt, et ne se rend pas, “The Guard dies, but does not surrender” (17701842).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Cambridgeshire * Cambus`can
Cambay
Cambo`dia
Cambrai
Cambria
Cambridge
Cambridge
Cambridge, first Duke of
Cambridge, second Duke of
Cambridge University
Cambridgeshire
Cambronne
Cambus`can
Camby`ses
Cambyses, King
Camden
Camden, Charles Pratt, first Earl of
Camden, William
Camelot
Camenæ
Cameo
Camera Lucida