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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834


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    • us: Du Motier, Gilbert, marquis de Lafayette, 1757-1834
    • us: La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
    • us: La Fayette, marquis de, 1757-1834
    • us: Lafaĭet, Mari Zhozef Polʹ Iv Rok Zhilʹber di︠u︡ Motʹe, markiz de, 1757-1834
    • us: Lafaĭet, Zhilʹber de Motʹe, markiz de, 1757-1834
    • us: Lafayette, général (Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier), 1757-1834
    • us: Lafayette, marquis de, 1757-1834
    • us: Motier, Gilbert Du, marquis de Lafayette, 1757-1834
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    • found: LC data base, 6/19/86 (hdg.: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834; usage: Lafayette; La Fayette; Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette; général Lafayette)
    • found: Bib. nat., 1925- : v. 85, p. 795 (La Fayette (Gilbert [Marie-Joseph-Paul-Roch-Yves-Gilbert] Du Motier, Mis de))
    • found: La Grande enc., 1885- : v. 21, p. 742 (La Fayette (Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert Motier, marquis de); général et homme politique français, b. château de Chavaniac (Haute-Loire) 6 Sept. 1757; d. Paris 20 mai 1834)
    • found: Grand dict. enc. Larousse, c1984: p. 6079 (La Fayette (Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Motier, marquis de); homme politique français (Chavaniac, Auvergne 1757-Paris 1834))
    • found: Enc. Brit., c1972: v. 13, p. 592 (Lafayette (La Fayette) Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de (1757-1834); French soldier, statesman, and hero of the American War of Independence)
    • found: Enc. Americana, c1975: v. 16, p. 632 (Lafayette (sometimes La Fayette), marquis de (Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier))
    • found: Cherkasov, P.P. General Lafaĭet, 1990: p. 3 (Mari Zhozef Polʹ Iv Rok Zhilʹber Di︠u︡ Motʹe de Lafaĭet)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 5, 2013 (born 6 September 1757 in Chavaniac, France, and died 20 May 1834 in Paris, France; a French aristocrat, politician, and military officer, he served as a general in the American Revolutionary War, and as a leader of the Garde nationale during the French Revolution; he became a United States citizen during his lifetime, and received honorary United States citizenship in 2002; for his accomplishments in the service of both France and the United States, he is known as "The Hero of the Two Worlds")
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