See also:Pierre Cuillier, was
See also:born in 1755 at Chateau du
See also:Loire in France, the son of a
See also:merchant . In 1780 he went out to India as a sailor on a French
See also:frigate, deserted on the
See also:coast, and made his way to upper India, where he enlisted in the rana of Gohad's
See also:corps under a Scotsman named Sangster . In 1790 he took` service under De
See also:Boigne, and was appointed to the command of his second
See also:brigade . In 1795 he assisted to win the
See also:battle of Kardla against the
See also:nizam of Hyderabad, and on De Boigne's retirement became
See also:commander-in-chief of Sindhia's army . At the battle of Malpura (1800) he defeated the
See also:Rajput forces . After the defeat of
See also:Ujjain (1891) he refused to send his troops to the aid of Sindhia . His treachery on this occasion shook his position, and on the outbreak of war between Sindhia and the
See also:British in 1803
See also:Perron was superseded and fled to the British
See also:camp . In the battles of
See also:Laswari and
See also:Assaye, Perron's battalions were completely destroyed by
See also:Lord Lake and
See also:Sir Arthur Wellesley . He returned to France with a large
See also:fortune, and died in 1834 . See H .
See also:European Military Adventurers of Hindustan (1892) .
PERRON (a French word meaning properly a "large sto...
GIOVANNI PERRONE (1794–1876)
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