Gaston de Foix

Frankrig, 1489-1512

Duc de Nemours. Fransk adelsmand og hærfører. Nevø til den franske konge Louis XII. Slog den spanske hær ved Ravenna, men blev selv dræbt.

14891512, duc de Nemours, French general in the Italian Wars; nephew of King Louis XII. As commander of the French army in Italy in 1512, he proved his outstanding ability, making his small army highly effective by the use of surprise and forced marches. He relieved Bologna, defeated the Venetians at Isola della Scala and Brescia, and successfully laid siege to Ravenna, where he was killed.