Gilbert du Motier, Marquis o Lafayette

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Gilbert du Motier, Marquis o Lafayette
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Lafayette as a lieutenant general, in 1791 bi Désiré Court
Birth name Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier
Elk-name The Hero o the Twa Warlds (Le Héros des Deux Mondes in French)[1]
Born 6 September 1757
Chavaniac, Kinrick o Fraunce
Dee'd 20 Mey 1834(1834-05-20) (aged 76)
Paris, Fraunce
Buried at Picpus Cemetery (48°50′38″N 2°24′00″E / 48.8440°N 2.4001°E / 48.8440; 2.4001)
Allegiance  Kinrick o Fraunce
 Unitit States o Americae
Kinrick o Fraunce
Kinrick o Fraunce
Service/branch
Years o service 1771–1792, 1830
Rank
Battles/wars

American Revolutionary War

French Revolution

War o the First Coaleetion

Julie Revolution

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Awairds Order o Saunt Louis
Relations
Ither wirk
Signatur

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis o Lafayette[2] (French pronunciation: [maʁki də la fajɛt]; (Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert; 6 September 1757 – 20 Mey 1834), in the U.S. eften kent simply as Lafayette o as the Marquis o Lafayette, wis a French aristocrat an American an militar officer wha focht in the American Revolutionary War. A close friend o George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, an Thomas Jefferson, Lafayette wis a key figur in the French Revolution o 1789 an the Julie Revolution o 1830.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 11 Aprile Lafayette mairit Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles (1759-1807) a daughter o Jean de Noailles, Duke o Ayen, Duke o Noailles

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Adrienne Henriette Catherine Charlotte du Motier (15 December 1775- 3 October 1777) died young.[3]
  2. Anastasie Louise Pauline Motier du Motier (Paris 1 Julie 1777 - 24 Februar 1863, Turin) mairit Jules César Charles de Fay, Coont o La Tour Maubourg.
  3. George Washington Louis Gilbert du Motier (24 December 1779 - 29 November 1849) died childless but mairit Émilie d'Estutt de Tracy.
  4. Marie Antoinette Virginie du Motier (17 September 1782 - 23 Julie 1849) mairit Louis de Lasteyrie du Saillant, Marquis o Lasteyrie.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Carlier Jeannie, Lafayette, Héros des deux Mondes, Payot, 1988.
  2. Marquis de Lafayette in French
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Adrienne de Noailles, Marquise de La Fayette". This is Versailles. 23. september 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2015.  Check date values in: |date= (help)