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Lévis, François-Gaston, duc de, 1719-1787


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    • us: De Lévis, François-Gaston, duc, 1719-1787
    • us: Lévis, François-Gaston, marquis de, 1719-1787
    • us: Lévis, François-Gaston, chevalier de 1719-1787
    • us: Lévis, chevalier de, 1719-1787
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    • found: Lettres du chevalier de Lévis concernant la guerre du Canada (1756-1760), 1889
    • found: A plan of Fort William Henry and the English camps & retrenchments with the French different camps and attack there upon, 1765 (plan identifies the position of the troops of "Mr. De Levis")
    • found: Dictionary of Canadian Biography online, 13 Aug. 2014 (François (François-Gaston) de Lévis, Duc de Lévis; army officer; François de Lévis was born 20 August 1719 at the Château d'Ajac, near Limoux, France, son of Jean de Lévis, Baron d'Ajac; in 1763 Lévis left active service and in 1765 was appointed governor of Artois; he received the baton of a marshal of France on 13 June 1783, and the following year he was created a duke; he died 26 November 1787 at Arras, France)
    • found: Bibliothèque nationale de France authority file, viewed online 13 Aug. 2014 (hdg.: Lévis, François-Gaston (1720-1787 ; marquis de); ref.: Lévis, François-Gaston (1720-1787 ; duc de); Maréchal de France)
    • found: French Wikipedia, 13 Aug. 2014: under François Gaston de Lévis (born 20 August 1719 at Ajac, Aude; died 26 November 1787 at Arras; a French soldier who won renown in New France and obtained the rank of Marshal of France; in 1748, King Louis XV made ​him a chevalier de Saint-Louis, being then known as the "Chevalier de Lévis"; became first Duc de Lévis)
    • found: Wikipedia, 13 Aug. 2014: under Francis de Gaston, Chevalier de Levis (François de Gaston, Chevalier de Lévis; born 20 August 1719 in Ajac, Aude; died 26 November 1787; a French noble and a Marshal of France; served as a capable second in command to Louis-Joseph de Montcalm in the defense of New France during the Seven Years' War)
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