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Jean Lafitte ( 1776 – 1823 ) was a French pirate and privateer in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th century.
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Later in the 19th century, after the Golden Age of Piracy, Jean Lafitte became what is considered by many to be the last buccaneer due to his army of pirates and fleet of pirate ships which held bases in and around the Gulf of Mexico.
Anonymous portrait claimed to be of Jean Lafitte in the early 19th century, Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Texas
By 1806, several " Captain Lafitte " s operated in New Orleans ; Jean Lafitte was likely one of them.
In 1817, Aury returned from an unsuccessful raid against Spain to find Galveston occupied by the pirate Jean Lafitte.
During the island's earliest history it became the domain of Jean Lafitte, the famed pirate and American hero of the War of 1812.
One of the first major settlements in the area that is now Galveston County was the town of Campeche on Galveston Island, created by the pirate Jean Lafitte.
Many street names near the battlefield bear the names of the chief participants, or take a pirate theme, since the pirate Jean Lafitte was considered to be a hero in the battle.
* 20px Louisiana Highway 45 – connects the West Bank with the towns in the southern portion of Jefferson Parish ( Jean Lafitte, Lafitte and Barataria )
The Cedar Keys were used by Seminole Indians, by the Spanish as a watering stop for ships returning to Spain from Mexico, and by pirates, such as Jean Lafitte and Captain Kidd.
Later, Hernando de Soto, Narvaez and Juan Ortiz explored, and then pirates and buccaneers sailed the area, including José Gaspar, Juan Gomez and Jean Lafitte.
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Later on, Miss Jean Home, who was to inherit the house and the paintings, hired or employed the Master of the Kings Works, architect Robert Reid ( 1776 – 1856 ), to build what is now the East Wing of Paxton House to accommodate a library and a gallery.
From 1770 to 1776 he was a master and composer of ballets, retiring, in favour of Jean Georges Noverre, with a pension.
The partial differential equation in this definition was originally found in 1762 by Lagrange, and Jean Baptiste Meusnier discovered in 1776 that it implied a vanishing mean curvature.
Her maternal grandparents were Joseph Ignace Somis ( c. 1710 – Marseille, 29 April 1750 ), son of Jean Louis Somis and his wife Françoise Bouchard, and wife ( m. in Marseille, 27 May 1736 ) Catherine Rose Soucheiron ( Marseille, 11 January 1696 – Marseille, 18 February 1776 ), daughter of François Soucheiron and his wife Anne Cautier.
One of the first English gardens on the continent was at Ermenonville, in France, built by marquis René Louis de Girardin from 1763 to 1776 and based on the ideals of Jean Jacques Rousseau, who was buried within the park.
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In 1788 Jean Jacques Barthelemy ( 1716 – 95 ), a highly esteemed classical scholar and Jesuit, published The Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, about a young Scythian descended from Anacharsis.
; Jean Pierre Sarrasin, in same vol., pp. 254 – 235 ; William of Nangis in Recueil des historiens des Gaules, xx.
Others who anticipated the work of Lavoisier include Jean Rey ( 1583 – 1645 ), Joseph Black ( 1728 – 1799 ), and Henry Cavendish ( 1731 – 1810 ).
* 1969 – Vietnam War: At the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, American representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuan Thuy begin secret peace negotiations.
* 2005 – Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaëlle Jean will be Canada's 27th Governor General.