BORN 11 May 1759, Vaucresson - DIED 27 May 1809, Wien: Hietzing|
REAL NAME Hanet, Jean-Baptiste Cant
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 03, Nummer 6)
Jean-Baptiste Cléry married the harpist Marie Elisabeth Dalvaz
Duverger (1762-1811) on 30 Sep 1782 at Versailles. He worked
for king Louis XVI of France and stood by him until Louis was
executed. He was imprisoned himself, but released afther the
He refused a position under Napoleon and mostly lived in Vienna afterwards. He wrote a book about the last days of Louis XVI and he was portrayed by the engraver Philip Audinet. At the time of his death he was a well respected person and the French ambassy in Vienna paid for his grave at the Hietzing cemetery.