Joliet, Louis
Joliet, Louis
A discoverer and the son of a wagon-maker, was born at Quebec, Canada, on 21 September 1645; d. in Canada, May 1700

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  • Louis Jolliet — noun French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645 1700) • Syn: ↑Jolliet, ↑Joliet, ↑Louis Joliet • Instance Hypernyms: ↑explorer, ↑adventurer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Louis Jolliet — devant l hôtel du Parlement de Québec Signature de Louis Jolliet (1645 1700). Louis Jol …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Joliet (Illinois) — Joliet Lage in Illinois …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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