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Frontenac, Louis de Buade, comte de Pal- luau et de (count of Palluau and of) (b.
May 22, 1622, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, Fr. — d. Nov. 28, 1698,
Quebec, New France [now in Canada]), French courtier and governor of New
When that failed, war broke out between France and Spain (1793). Initial Spanish
successes were followed by reverses, and Godoy negotiated the Peace of Basel
(1795) for which he was given the title Principe de la Paz (Prince of the Peace) ...
Executive authority is vested in the commissioner, appointed by the central
government of France. The General Council, composed of 43 members directly
elected to six-year terms, votes on the departmental budget and has legislative ...
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