samedi 30 août 2008

Rue de Bussy. Pondicherry


A rickwhaw crossing Rue de Bussy in lovely Pondy.
Charles Joseph Patissier, Marquis de Bussy-Castelnau was the French Governor General between (1783–1785), born in 1718, died in 1785 for Pondichéry. He was used with distinction under Joseph François Dupleix in the Indies; contributed to make raise to British the seat of Pondichéry in 1748, and was named in 1782 ordering armies of land and sea beyond Cape of Good Hope. He concerted his operations with Pierre André de Suffren and fought with advantage against an extremely higher enemy in a number.

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