Montcalm de Saint-Veran,Marquis Louis Joseph de
Mont·calm de Saint-Ve·ran (mŏnt-kämʹ də săɴ'vā-räɴʹ, môɴ-kälmʹ), Marquis Louis Joseph de. 1712-1759.
French commander in Canada during the French and Indian War. He repelled a British attack on Fort Ticonderoga (1758) and held Quebec until the Battle of the Plains of Abraham (1759), in which he and the British general James Wolfe were killed.
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