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André, John (1750-1780), army officer and spy

Richard Garnett and Troy Bickham

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/512
André, John (1750-1780), army officer and spy


André, John (1750-1780), army officer and spy, was born in London on 2 May 1750, the eldest son of Anthony André (1717-1769), a Genoese merchant settled in the city, and Marie Louise Girardot (1721?-1813). He had at least one brother and sister. He was educated at home and possibly at ...

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