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Barré, Isaac (1726-1802), army officer and politician

Peter D. G. Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1509
Barré, Isaac (1726-1802), army officer and politician


Barré, Isaac (1726-1802), army officer and politician, was born in Dublin on 15 October 1726, the only son of a merchant, Peter Barré (d. 1776), and his wife, Marie Madelaine, née Raboteau, both Huguenot refugees. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin (1740-44), but preferred the army to the legal ...

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