1779 - 1869. He was born in Payerne in 1779 and became a General of the brigade under Napoléon 1st.
Under the order of the Emperor from 1803 to 1813, Jomini is called "Le Devin (seer) de Napoléon". Since 1813, he is named aide-de-camp of Tsar Alexandre 1st with the grade of Lieutenant-general until 1858.
Jomini died in Paris in 1869. Great tactician, military writer, Jomini wrote the Treaty of the Great Tactic, the Treaty of the great military operations and a lot of books. He deeply marked the principles of strategy and of tactic during his century and dominated the time by his writing.