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Sieur de Sauvole
French Governor

Preceded by Sieur de Iberville
Served  from 1699 - 1700
Succeeded by Sieur de Bienville
Born 1671
Died August 22, 1701
Age 30
Cause Yellow Fever
Profession Explorer / Soldier / Governor
Religion Catholic
Burial Possibly at Old Fort of Biloxi

1699 - 1700

Sieur de Sauvole

Alternative spellings of his name include Sauvolle and Sauvolve.  Referred to as a brother of Bienville in Gayarre's History of Louisiana, little is know of him, including his full name, titles nor year of birth.

In a note to Historical Journal  - Establishment of French Louisiana by M. De Sauvole, he is described as a scholar, poet, orator and soldier.



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