Bailli de Suffren Statue

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Sculpture
23 Quai Suffren 83990 Saint-Tropez
Suffren, who was a remarkable tactician and intrepid fighter, remains one of history's most important naval figures, alongside Nelson and Ruyter. He was, in fact, nicknamed "Admiral Satan" by the English.
• Château de Saint-Cannat: 1729
• Paris: 1788

Son of the Marquis of Saint-Tropez, Pierre André de Suffren become a Chevalier de Minorité of the Order of Malta at the age of 8 and later Bailiff.

After fighting under Admiral d’Estaing during the American Revolutionary War, he was then given command of a five-ship squadron heading for the Indian Ocean. Arriving at his destination, he waged a fierce and relentless war against the English troops, winning five battles: Sadras, Provedien,...
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Bailli de Suffren Statue
23 Quai Suffren 83990 Saint-Tropez
Spoken languages
  • French
Updated on 23 February 2024 at 19:04
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