dimanche 18 mai 2008

Rue Dumas. Pondicherry

A rickshaw driver taking a rest on Rue Dumas in beautiful Pondicherry
Pierre Benoît Dumas (1668 - 1745) was the French Governor General for Pondichéry and Réunion. Predecessor of La Bourdonnais on the Isles and Dupleix in the Indies, Dumas hailed from Southern France. There is still a street in Pondicherry named after him.

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