1705 Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban

In looking back through history it’s kings, queens, politicians and generals that steal the limelight. Those people who “do” are much less well known. How many people are familiar with Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Marshal of France? The foremost military engineer of his day, he was renowned not only for building fortifications but for the developing the art of siege craft.