Nemours, Gaston de Foix, duc de

Nemours, Gaston de Foix, duc de:

see Foix, Gaston deFoix, Gaston de
, 1489–1512, 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.
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