Louis-Alexandre De Launay,compte D'Antraigues
D'Antraigues, 27 The Terrace, Barnes, London

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Name: Louis-Alexandre De Launay,compte D'Antraigues
Category: Spy

Person Summary:

Louis-Alexandre De Launay,compte D'Antraigues (1753-1812).French Diplomat & Spy.At first a supporter of the French Revolution,witness to the sacking of Versailles,he changed sides & since spied for the Bourbon Monarchy,then through the Napoleonic Wars,he risked his life as a spy for the British against Napoleon (who even interrogated him).His info led to the planning & victory at the Battle of Copenhagen in 1807.He & his wife were assassinated in Barnes,London,UK

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Years of Residence: 1806 - 1812
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Louis-Alexandre de Launay,comte d'Antraigues (1753-1812).Monarchist(Revolution),then French Spy for the British & Allies against Napoleon.Lived and was assassinated here (with his wife).1806 to 1812

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D'Antraigues
27 The Terrace
Barnes
London
SW13 0NR
United Kingdom

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Property was built in 1760.Today it is known as 'D'Antraigues' in honour of Louis-Alexandre de Launays residence here.

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