Auguste François-Marie de Colbert-Chabanais (18 October 1777, Paris – 3 January 1809, Comte de l'Empire joined the French army during the French Revolutionary Wars. He became a general officer of cavalry during the Napoleonic Wars and fought in a number of major battles under Emperor Napoleon I of France in 1805-1807. 

August De Colbert Aristocratic Survival in an Era of Upheaval 1793-1809

  • 1979 University of Utah Press

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