Augustin Daniel Belliard

General Augustin Daniel Belliard
Statue by Willem Geefs at Rue Royale in Brussels

French general.

- Augustin Daniel Belliard
General Augustin Daniel Belliard

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Napoleon's arrival in Malta

French campaign in Egypt and Syria

Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Ottoman territories of Egypt and Syria, proclaimed to defend French trade interests, to establish scientific enterprise in the region and ultimately to join the forces of Indian ruler Tipu Sultan and drive away the British from the Indian subcontinent.

Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Ottoman territories of Egypt and Syria, proclaimed to defend French trade interests, to establish scientific enterprise in the region and ultimately to join the forces of Indian ruler Tipu Sultan and drive away the British from the Indian subcontinent.

Napoleon's arrival in Malta
Landing of Napoleon's troops in Egypt in July 1798
Kléber wounded in front of Alexandria, engraving by Adolphe-François Pannemaker
The capture of Alexandria, bas-relief on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
1803 map noting fleet anchor points and location of 17 battles: Carte physique et politique de la syrie pour servir a l'histoire des conquetes du general Bonaparte en Orient
The Battle of the Pyramids, Louis-François, Baron Lejeune, 1808
The Battle of the Nile: Destruction of L'Orient, August 1, 1798
Napoleon in Cairo, by Jean-Léon Gérôme, 19th century, Princeton University Art Museum
The skeleton of Napoleon's Arabian horse, Marengo, on display at the National Army Museum in London
"Tracé du théatre des opérations militaires" from E.L.F. Hauet's manuscripts of the Campaign in Egypt at the American University in Cairo
Revolt in Cairo
The uprising in Cairo. Napoleon extended amnesty to the leaders of the revolt in 1798.
Bonaparte and his chief of staff in Egypt, painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1863
Map of campaigns in Egypt and Syria
Napoleon visiting the plague victims of Jaffa, by Antoine-Jean Gros
Battle of Mount Tabor against the Ottomans
The monument to Napoleon's soldiers at Stella Maris Monastery, Haifa
Bonaparte Before the Sphinx, (c. undefined 1868) by Jean-Léon Gérôme, Hearst Castle
Assassination of Kléber, painting in the Musée historique de Strasbourg
British victory over the French at the Battle of Alexandria in 1801
The Egyptian Expedition under the orders of Bonaparte, painting by Léon Cogniet, early 19th century
Battle at Nazareth (April 1799) by Gros
General Murat at the battle of Abukir (July 1799), where thousands of Ottoman soldiers drowned in the Nile
Battle of Heliopolis (March 1800)

Bonaparte was the commander, with subordinates including Thomas Alexandre Dumas, Kléber, Desaix, Berthier, Caffarelli, Lannes, Damas, Murat, Andréossy, Belliard, Menou, and Zajączek.

Principle Square In Grand Cairo, With Murad Bey's Palace circa 1801

Siege of Cairo

Siege that took place during the French Revolutionary Wars, between French and British with Ottoman forces and was the penultimate action of the Egyptian Campaign.

Siege that took place during the French Revolutionary Wars, between French and British with Ottoman forces and was the penultimate action of the Egyptian Campaign.

Principle Square In Grand Cairo, With Murad Bey's Palace circa 1801
Portrait of General Hely-Hutchinson

Joined by a sizeable Ottoman force Hutchinson invested Cairo and on 27 June the surrounded 13,000-strong French garrison under General Augustin Daniel Belliard, out-manned and out-gunned then surrendered.

Bataille d'Héliopolis, by Leon Cogniet

Battle of Heliopolis (1800)

Engagement that pitted the French Armée d'Orient under General Kléber against a British-supported Ottoman army at Heliopolis on 20 March 1800.

Engagement that pitted the French Armée d'Orient under General Kléber against a British-supported Ottoman army at Heliopolis on 20 March 1800.

Bataille d'Héliopolis, by Leon Cogniet
Bataille d'Héliopolis, engraved by Jeune Lefevre, from a painting by Jean-Charles Langlois
Le général Kléber victorieux à Héliopolis, 20 mars 1800, by Philippe Grass. Public sculpture at Place Kléber, Strasbourg.

The left wing of the French was commanded by General Jean Reynier, with his division including the Joseph Lagrange and Antoine Joseph Robin brigades, and the right wing by General Louis Friant, with his division made up by the Augustin Daniel Belliard and François-Xavier Donzelot brigades.

View of the Rue Belliard/Belliardstraat on Belgian National Day

Rue Belliard

Major street in Brussels, Belgium, running parallel to the Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat.

Major street in Brussels, Belgium, running parallel to the Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat.

View of the Rue Belliard/Belliardstraat on Belgian National Day

The Rue Belliard is named after Augustin Daniel Belliard, a French general who was governor of the department of the Dyle.