Correspondence of Aimable Jean Jacques Pelissier, Duke of Malakoff

Administrative / Biographical History

Aimable Jean Jacques Pélissier, 1st Duc de Malakoff (6 November 1794 - 22 May 1864), was a marshal of France. He received the title Duke of Malakoff following his success in the storming of the Tower of Malakoff on 8 September which ended the Siege of Sebastopol, crowning the Anglo-French Crimean War against Russia with victory.