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French-American writer

French-American writer He was a naturalized in New York as John Hector St. John, was a French-American writer. He was born in Caen, Normandy, France, to the Comte and Comtesse de Crèvecœur. He was born, to a family of minor … Continue reading

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Charles William Eliot

Charles William Eliot, (B) 1834-Boston Massachusetts (D) 1926, Northeast Harbor, Maine), American educator, the leader in public affairs, president of Harvard University for 40 years, and editor of the 50-volume Harvard Classics (1909–1190). … Eliot’s influence reached into secondary education. … Continue reading

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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (B) 1533, Château de Montaigne, Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, France (D) 1592 age 59, Château de Montaigne, Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, France Influenced: William Shakespeare, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Education: College of Guienne, University of Toulouse, University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès Quotes No wind favors … Continue reading

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Euro-American women in New France

Most French Canadians are descended from these 737 courageous women. The selection process for marriage Of the King’s girls or Les Fille de Roi The Arrival The second part of Part (1) continues This history seeks to reveal some of … Continue reading

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Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé

Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé 1786 –1871 age 85 He was a French Canadian writer and seigneur. He was born in Quebec City in 1786, the son of seigneur Pierre-Ignace Aubert de Gaspé and Catherine Tarieu de Lanaudière, the daughter of … Continue reading

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Samuel Eliot Morison

Samuel Eliot Morison (1887-1976) age 88 He was born in Boston, Massachusetts to John Holmes Morison (1856–1911) and Emily Marshall (Eliot) Morison (1857–1925). He was named for his maternal grandfather Samuel Eliot—a historian, educator, and public-minded citizen of Boston and … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tintin / Les Aventures de Tintin

  The Adventures of Tintin (French: Les Aventures de Tintin) is a series of 24 comic albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé. The series was one of the most popular European comics … Continue reading

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