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Charles-Alexandre Léon Durand, Comte de Linois (27 January 1761 - 2 December 1848) was a French admiral during the time of Napoleon Bonaparte. He won a victory over the British at the Battle of Algeciras in 1801 and was reasonably successful[citation needed] in a campaign against British trade in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea in 1803.



Linois's name, inscribed in the Arc de Triomphe

External links

  • Admiral Linois National Library of Australia, Newspaper Digitisation Project.



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