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Charles de Batz-Castelmore d' Artagnan

Artagnan, Charles de Batz-Castelmore d' (shärl də bäts–kästĕlmôrˈ därtänyäNˈ) [key], c.1620–1673, French soldier under King Louis XIV. He fell at the siege of Maastricht. Dumas père used memoirs attributed to him for The Three Musketeers and other novels.

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