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List Of Ambassadors Of France To Russia - Eighteenth Century
... Marquis de La Chétardie Baron de Breteuil Comte de Ségur 1702-1713 Jean-Casimir Baluze 1713 Lavie (Levisson) 1721 de Campredon 1727-1733 Magnan 1734 Édouard Salomon Fonton de l'Etang-la-Ville 1739-1 ...
Marquis Of Porto Seguro - Marquis of Puerto Seguro (Spanish Title)
1639- ? ), inherited his father's House and honours, namely the title of Marquis of Porto Seguro, which still exist in Spain as Marquis of Puerto Seguro (Spanish ...
Menin (title)
... Holders of this office during the Ancien Régime included marquis de Dangeau, the marquis de Mimeure and the comte du Muy ... from the accession of Charles X in 1824) also had menins, including the marquis d'Osmond ...
Marquis Ai Of Cai
... Marquis Ai of Cai (蔡哀侯) (died 675 BC), born Jī Xiànwǔ (姫獻舞), was the thirteenth ruler of the State of Cai from 695 BC to 675 BC ... He was the only known son of Marquis Huan of Cai (蔡桓侯), his predecessor ... BC, King Wen of Chu conquered the State of Cai and took the reigning Marquis as a prisoner of war ...
Marquis, Grenada - History
... In 1795-1796 the hill of Battle Hill in Marquis was owned by the French ... Marquis was the first capital city of the parish of Saint Andrew's from 1795 to 1796 ... The Marquis Pentecostal Church is the Oldest Pentecostal Assemblies of the West Indies (PAWI) church in Grenada and it was Established on May 1927 ...

More definitions of "marquis":

  • (noun): Nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count.
    Synonyms: marquess

Famous quotes containing the word marquis:

    an optimist is a guy
    who has never had
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    —Don Marquis (1878–1937)

    Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something.
    Luc, Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715–1747)

    Most people grow old within a small circle of ideas, which they have not discovered for themselves. There are perhaps less wrong-minded people than thoughtless.
    Luc, Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715–1747)