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1) Launay, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Launay, vicomte de, see Girardin, Delphine Gay de....

2) Rouge, Emmanuel, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rouge was curator of the Egyptian section of the Louvre and professor of Egyptology at the College de France. He and Lepsius produced a consistent system for the...

3) Beauharnais, Alexandre, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Revolution and, as a supporter of the French Revolution, was a commander in the French Revolutionary Wars. A moderate member of the National Assembly, he...

4) Foucauld, Charles, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French priest and missionary in the Sahara. After a career as an army officer and an explorer in Algeria and Morocco, he entered a Trappist monastery in 1890. In...

5) Lesseps, Ferdinand Marie, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French diplomat and engineer. He entered the consular service in 1825 and was minister to Spain (1848-49). Later, while serving in Egypt, he conceived the idea of...

6) Chateaubriand, Francois Rene, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chateaubriand was a founder of romanticism in French literature. Of noble birth, he grew up in his family's isolated castle of Combourg. In 1791 he visited the United...

7) Noailles, Louis Marie Antoine, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French general and statesman. During the American Revolution he fought with the marquis de Lafayette at Yorktown. As a member of the States-General he proposed (Aug....

8) Hugo, Victor Marie, Vicomte. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French poet, dramatist, and novelist, b. Besancon. His father was a general under Napoleon. As a child he was taken to Italy and Spain and at a very early age had...

9) Lautrec, Odet de Foix, vicomte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian Wars he fought at Marignano (1515) and was subsequently governor of Milan. Defeated at La Bicocca (1522), he was forced to evacuate Italy. He recovered favor...

10) Grolier de Servieres, Jean, vicomte d'Aguisy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Grolier served Francis I as government treasurer and was later ambassador to Italy. There he met the printer Aldus Manutius and began collecting books. His library...

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