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Lesseps, Ferdinand de, 1805-1894

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Personal name headingLesseps, Ferdinand de, 1805-1894
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Variant(s)Lisibs, Fardīnān dī, 1805-1894
De Lesseps, Ferdinand, 1805-1894
Lesseps, Ferdinand Marie, comte de, 1805-1894
Associated countryFrance
Birth date18051119
Death date18941207
Field of activityDiplomacy
AffiliationInternational Commission for the Piercing of the Isthmus of Suez
Profession or occupationDiplomats
Found inSmith, G. B. Ferdinand de Lesseps, 1895.
Wikipedia, viewed 2 Feb. 2023 (Ferdinand Marie, Comte de Lesseps GCSI; 19 November 1805 - 7 December 1894) was a French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red Seas, substantially reducing sailing distances and times between Europe and East Asia.)
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