Faidherbe


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Faidherbe

(French fɛdɛrb)
n
(Biography) Louis Léon César. 1818–89, French soldier and governor of Senegal (1854–65); founder of Dakar
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Under the administration of Colonel Faidherbe, reconnoissances have been pushed far up into the country.
This stronghold was defended by Paul Holl, who, for several months, without provisions or ammunition, held out until Colonel Faidherbe came to his relief.
We continue our journey, crossing the sandy regions of Sahel Desert to the Faidherbe Bridge, named after the former French governor of Saint-Louis.