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Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye (born November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ...November 17, Events February 6 _ James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ...1685 _ died December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...December 5, Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ...1749) was a France _ Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...French_ Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern_most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ...Canadian military officer, The fur trade was a huge part in the early economic development of North America. ...fur trader and See also explorations, sea explorers, astronaut, conquistador, travelogue, the History of Science and Technology and Biography. ...explorer.


Born in The hallmark of the city of Trois_Rivières, the Laviolette Bridge. ...Trois_Rivières, Quebec he was part of the Ancien Régime means Old Rule or Old Order in French; in English, the term refers primarily to the social and political system established in France under the Valois and Bourbon dynasties. ...Ancien Régime whose family of Aristocracy is a form of government in which rulership is in the hands of an upper class known as aristocrats. ...aristocrats came from the For other uses, see Anjou (disambiguation). ...Anjou area of France. In Events Astronomical aberration discovered by the astronomer James Bradley Swedish academy of sciences founded at Uppsala Births February 21 _ Emperor Peter III of Russia, husband of Catherine the Great (d. ...1728 he was appointed commandant of the French posts on the north shore of The Great Lakes from space; Lake Superior is on the upper left Lake Superior is the largest of North Americas Great Lakes. ...Lake Superior. Between Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ...1731 and Events 12 February _ The San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is inaugurated. ...1737 he built several trading posts between Lake Superior and Lake Winnipeg (52°N, 92°W) is a large (24 400 km²) lake in central North America, in the province of Manitoba, Canada, at about 55 km north of the city of Winnipeg. ...Lake Winnipeg; in Events April 15 _ _ Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ...1738 he travelled southwest to the area of the The Missouri River and its tributaries N.P. Dodge Park, Omaha, Nebraska Fort Randall Dam on the Missouri River in South Dakota The Missouri River is a tributary of the Mississippi River in the United States. ...Missouri River in what is now State nickname: Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State Other U.S. States Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Governor John Hoeven Official languages English Area 183,272 km² (19th)  _ Land 178,839 km²  _ Water 4,432 km² (2. ...North Dakota. He was responsible for opening a large area of the west to French traders.


He died in This article needs cleanup. ...Montreal, Quebec in 1749.


Verendrye Electric Cooperative is a public utility cooperative in north central North Dakota. ...Verendrye Electric Cooperative, a public utility in State nickname: Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State Other U.S. States Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Governor John Hoeven Official languages English Area 183,272 km² (19th)  _ Land 178,839 km²  _ Water 4,432 km² (2. ...North Dakota, is named after him.


See also

  • The French established colonies across the New World in the 17th century. ...French colonization of the Americas
  • The History of North Dakota is not as dull as one might think; Certainly the subject matter seems that way on the surface. ...History of North Dakota

External links

  • Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (http://www.biographi.ca/EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=35488)

 
 

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