joseph francois, marquis dupleix


Joseph François [zhoh-zef frahn-swa] , Marquis, 1697–1763, French colonial governor of India 1724–54. Unabridged
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Dupleix (French dyplɛks)
Marquis Joseph François (ʒozɛf frɑ̃swa). 1697--1763, French governor general in India (1742--54). His plan to establish a French empire in India was frustrated by Clive

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