Definition of Ferdinand de lesseps
1. Noun. French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894).
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Literary usage of Ferdinand de lesseps
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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1876)
"Par Ferdinand de Lesseps. Paris, 1870. 3. The Suez Canal : Letters and Documents ... By Ferdinand de Lesseps. Translated by N. D'Anvers. London, 1876. 4. ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Ferdinand de Lesseps was also entrusted by his father with missions to Marshal ... In 1832 Ferdinand de Lesseps was appointed vice-consul at Alexandria. ..."
3. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"In 1854 Ferdinand de Lesseps, a Frenchman connected with the diplomatic service, saw an opportunity to revive the plans for a Suez Canal that had been urged ..."
4. The English Review (1849)
"Par M. ferdinand de lesseps. Paris: Amyot. 1849. 4. Reponse de MF de Lesseps au Ministre et au Conseil d^Etat. Aout, 1849. Paris: Amyot. 1849. ..."
5. The Nicaragua Canal and the Monroe Doctrine: A Political History of Isthmus by Lindley Miller Keasbey (1896)
"To Ferdinand de Lesseps was given the credit for the technical part § 124 Per- of the work, and his fame as an engineer dinand de suffered no diminution in ..."
6. The Story of the Khedivate by Edward Dicey (1902)
"THE SUEZ CANAL Ferdinand de Lesseps' connection with Egypt—British opposition ... Ferdinand de Lesseps ..."