de Lesseps


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 (də lĕs′əps, lĕ-sĕps′), Vicomte Ferdinand Marie.
See Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps.

de Lesseps

(French də lɛsɛps)
n
(Biography) Vicomte Ferdinand Marie (fɛrdinɑ̃ mari). 1805–94, French diplomat: directed the construction of the Suez Canal (1859–69) and the unsuccessful first attempt to build the Panama Canal (1881–89)

de Les•seps

(dəˈlɛs ɛps)
n.
Vicomte Ferdinand Marie, Lesseps, Ferdinand Marie, Vicomte de.
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De Lesseps had finished the Suez Canal and was examining Panama.
Address : Quai Ferdinand De Lesseps Bp 485, 97165, Pointe--Pitre Cdex, Gp
USA], Dec 25 (ANI): Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Luann de Lesseps, who was arrested on Sunday after reportedly attacking a police officer in Palm Beach, Florida, apologised for the action and committed to a transformative new year (2018).
Nicolas de Lesseps visits the Historical Gallery of Suez Canal -- Facebook page "In October, Mamish met with a French delegate from French-based Friends of de Lesseps and the Arab World Institute in Paris to plan for a mobile exhibition," head of the historical exhibition of the Suez Canal Mona al-Sayad said.
It had taken 10 years to make the 100-mile canal devised by Ferdinand de Lesseps.
As the latest celebrity to launch a textiles collection,Trump follows Ellen DeGeneres (bed ensembles), Kelly Ripa (fabrics), Drew Barrymore (bedding, decorative pillows and shower curtains), Sabrina Soto (bedding) and Luann "Countess Luann" de Lesseps of "The Real Housewives of New York" (bath products and bedding).
First there is the odd vendetta against soon-to-be-former Countess Luann de Lesseps, for committing the cardinal sin of a) being an total hypocritical liar, which, to be fair is completely true and, b) being excited to get married to a man who openly cheats on her, which is really more Luanne's problem than Bethenny's, one would think.
Fresh from the successful opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, an historic joining of the Red and Mediterranean Seas, French diplomat and enterprising businessman Ferdinand de Lesseps turned his attention to the narrow strip of land in modern-day Panama which was forcing ships to navigate the long and treacherous route around Cape Horn, Chile, to get between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
LuAnn de Lesseps TV personality known as Countess Luann on the Bravo
Will Cotton, Karen Duffy, Morgan Entrekin, Craig Hatkoff, Edward Hemingway, LuAnn de Lesseps, Terry McDonnell, Judith Regan, Madeline Hult Elghanyan, Dennis Mangone, Laurie Waters, and Bobby Williams were also in attendance to commemorate the launch.
Diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps, above left, led the construction but eight years later thousands of workers had died, the company behind the scheme had gone bust and almost 1,000 investors had got their fingers burnt.
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is in talks with French-based Friends of de Lesseps and the Suez Canal, along with Gaz de France Suez (GDF Suez), to transform the SCA headquarters building in Ismailia into an international museum.