Grégoire Coffinières de Nordeck

Sep 2, 1811 - Jan 7, 1887

Grégoire Gaspard Félix Coffinières, later Coffinières de Nordeck was a French general. He was commander of the École Polytechnique during the Second French Empire. During the Franco-Prussian War in 1870, he commanded the fortifications of Metz, which he surrendered without defending them.
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