Henri De Tonti

Henri de Tonti (1649/50 - 1704) was an Italian-born soldier, explorer, and fur trader in the service of France.

Read more about Henri De Tonti:  Early Life, Exploring With La Salle, Wars With English Settlers, Life in Lower French Louisiana

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