Gilbert du Motier, Marquis o Lafayette

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Gilbert du Motier, Marquis o Lafayette
Birth nameMarie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier
Elk-nameThe Hero o the Twa Warlds (Le Héros des Deux Mondes in French)[1]
Born6 September 1757
Chavaniac, Kinrick o Fraunce
Dee'd20 Mey 1834(1834-05-20) (aged 76)
Paris, Fraunce
Buried atPicpus Seemetry (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
Years o service1771–1792, 1830
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War

French Revolution

War o the First Coaleetion

Julie Revolution

AwairdsOrder o Saunt Louis
Ither wirk
Gilbert du Motier
Marquis o Lafayette
Lafayette as a lieutenant general, in 1791 bi Désiré Court.
Full name
Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier
Born6 September 1757
Château de Chavaniac
Dee'd20 Mey 1834 (aged 76)
Paris, Fraunce
Spoose(s)Marie Adrienne de Noailles
Anastasie, Coontess o La Tour Maubourg
Georges Washington
Antoinette, Marquise o Lasteyrie.
FaitherMichel du Motier, Marquis o La Fayette
MitherMarie Louise Julie de La Rivière

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 1774 Lafayette mairit Marie Adrienne de Noailles, "Mademoiselle d'Ayen" (1759-1807) a dochter o Jean de Noailles, Duke o Ayen, Duke o Noailles

Issue[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. a b "Adrienne de Noailles, Marquise de La Fayette". This is Versailles. 23. september 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2015. Check date values in: |date= (help)