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Sébastien Le Prestre De Vauban
... Sébastien Le Prestre, Seigneur de Vauban and later Marquis de Vauban (15 May 1633 – 30 March 1707), commonly referred to as Vauban, was a Marshal of France and the foremost military ... Vauban made a radical suggestion of giving up some land that was indefensible to allow for a stronger, less porous border with France's neighbours ...