Height of French Soldiers, 1716-1784 (ICPSR 4363)

Published: Jul 25, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
John Komlos, University of Munich. Department of Economics


Version V1

This data collection was designed to ascertain the physical stature of French soldiers before the French Revolution of 1789. The data supply information on the soldier's regiment, battalion, archival source of data (register or signature), father's profession, soldier's profession prior to enlistment, town and province of soldier's birth, age, and height.

Komlos, John. Height of French Soldiers, 1716-1784. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-07-25. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04363.v1

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1716 -- 1784



French soldiers on active duty during the time period of 1716 to 1784.


Château de Vincennes, Paris, France. Le Service Historique de l'Armée de Terre, Contrôles des Troupes. Infanterie (French Military Archive)

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