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Lafayette Marquis de (Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier)

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Marquis de (Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier) Lafayette
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Major General
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1834-05-20
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Picpus Cemetery, Paris, France
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(6 September 1757 20 May 1834) He was a French aristocrat and military officer born in Chavaniac, Avergne, France. Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde nationale during the French Revolution.