The Nuttall Encyclopedia
MacMahon, Duke of Magenta
Marshal of France, born at Sully, of Irish descent, second President of the third French republic from 1873 to 1879; distinguished himself in Algeria and at the Crimea, and took part in the Franco-German War to his defeat and capture (1808-1893).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'MacMahon, Duke of Magenta'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/macmahon-duke-of-magenta.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.