Hennepin, Louis
Hennepin, Louis
One of the most famous explorers in the wilds of North America during the seventeenth century

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  • Hennepin, Louis — born May 12, 1626, Ath, Belg. died after 1701, Rome?, Italy French missionary and explorer. A Franciscan, he traveled to Canada in 1675 with La Salle. They explored the Great Lakes region, founding Fort Crèvecoeur (near modern Peoria, Ill.) in… …   Universalium

  • Hennepin, Louis — (12 may. 1626, Ath, Bélgica– después de 1701, ¿Roma?, Italia). Misionero y explorador francés. Era franciscano y viajó a Canadá en 1675 con La Salle. Juntos exploraron la región de los Grandes Lagos y fundaron Fort Cré vecoeur (cerca de la actual …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hennepin, Louis —    Born in Ath, Belgium, about 1640. Entered order of Récollets. Sailed for Quebec, 1675. Stationed at Fort Frontenac, 1676. Accompanied La Salle to the West, 1678. From Fort Crèvecoeur (Peoria, Ill.), in 1680, descended the Illinois and explored …   The makers of Canada

  • Louis Hennepin —     Louis Hennepin     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Louis Hennepin     One of the most famous explorers in the wilds of North America during the seventeenth century, b. at Ath, province of Hainaut, Belgium, about thirty miles south west of Brussels …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Louis Hennepin — (* 12. Mai 1626 in Ath, Hainaut; † um 1705 in Rom) war ein Franziskaner Rekollekt, Missionar und Entdecker. Obzwar im heute belgischen Hainaut (damals Spanische Niederlande) geboren, wurde er 1659 französischer Staatsbürger, n …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Louis — Louis, Joe * * * (as used in expressions) Henry Louis Aaron Louis Francis Cristillo Agassiz, (Jean) Louis (Rodolphe) Aragon, Louis Louis Andrieux Armstrong, Louis Barrault, Jean Louis Barthou, (Jean) Louis Barye, Antoine Louis Berger, Victor… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Louis Hennepin — Gravure de Louis Hennepin Louis Hennepin, baptisé Antoine, est né le 12 mai 1626 à Ath dans le comté de Hainaut en Belgique et est mort en 1705 en Italie. C est un prêtre et un missionnaire wallon de l ordre catholique des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • louis — /looh ee/; Fr. /lwee/, n., pl. louis /looh eez/; Fr. /lwee/. See louis d or. [1680 90] * * * (as used in expressions) Henry Louis Aaron Agassiz Jean Louis Rodolphe Aragon Louis Louis Andrieux Armstrong Louis Barrault Jean Louis Barthou Jean Louis …   Universalium

  • Louis — /looh is/ or, for 2, /looh ee/, n. 1. Joe (Joseph Louis Barrow), 1914 81, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1937 49. 2. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning loud battle. * * * (as used in expressions) Henry Louis Aaron Agassiz… …   Universalium

  • Hennepin Island tunnel — was a convert|2500|ft|m|sing=on long underground passage in Saint Anthony, Minnesota (now Minneapolis) dug beneath the Mississippi River riverbed between 1868 and 1869 to create a downstream spillway for hydro plants, milling and lumber business… …   Wikipedia

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