Baron of the Empire
Yrieix-Pierre Daumesnil was born on July 14, 1776 (or 1777) in Périgueux.He served during the French Revolution as an officer, then during the Consulate and the Empire as a General.
He died of cholera on August 17, 1832 at Vincennes and was buried in the city's cemetery.A bronze statue honors his memory downtown.
"General Daumesnil". Nineteenth Century engraving.
In 1976, the French Postal Service released a 1.00 Franc stamp bearing the image of General Daumesnil .