Ferdinand (Lesseps) de Lesseps

Ferdinand (Lesseps) de Lesseps (1805 - 1894)

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Ferdinand de Lesseps formerly Lesseps
Born in Versailles, Seine-et-Oise, Francemap
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Husband of — married in Paris, Seine, Francemap
Husband of — married in Ismaïlia, Égyptemap
[children unknown]
Died in Guilly, Indre, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Aug 2017 | Last significant change: 11 Nov 2018
15:17: Greg Lavoie edited the Biography and Status Indicators for Ferdinand (Lesseps) de Lesseps (1805-1894). [Thank Greg for this]
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Categories: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, Paris, France | Versailles, Yvelines | Guilly, Indre | Grands-croix de la Légion d'honneur | Membres de l'Académie Française.

Ferdinand (Lesseps) de Lesseps est Français ou d'origine Française.
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Ferdinand de Lesseps was notable for being the developer of the Suez Canal, which was completed in 1869. A similar attempt at building a Panama Canal ended in failure. The project was eventually bought by the United States and the project completed in 1914.[1]

de Lesseps was born Ferdinand Lesseps on 19 November 1805 in Versailles, the son of Mathieu Lesseps and Catherine Degrivegnée[2]. He married Agathe Delamalle on 19 December 1837 in the first arrondissement of Paris.[3] He later married Louise-Hélène Autard de Bragard on 25 November 1869 in Ismailia, Egypt.[4]


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_de_Lesseps
  2. Acte de naissance: Versailles: Cote 1112636, Actes N, Dates 1805-1806, accessed on http://archives.yvelines.fr/
  3. acte de mariage: Paris, Fichiers de l'état civil reconstitué, Mariages, Commence à Delamain (1849), Termine à Delamare (1847), V3E/M 275, vue 15, consulté le 24 décembre 2017.
  4. transcription de mariage: Paris, Arrondissement 08, Commence à 26 février 1870 (acte n° 117), Termine à 19 mars 1870 (acte n° 174), Cote V4E 947, acte 139, vue 13, consulté le 24 décembre 2017.

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