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UPI Pictures of the Year 2015 -- NEWS & FEATURES
The replica of the French frigate Hermione, that ferried the Marquis de Lafayette to America during the Revolutionary War, is docked at South Street Seaport in New York City on July 1, 2015. LafayetteÕs flagship Hermione and a Parade of Ships will pass in front of the Statue of Liberty and un the Hudson River on July 4th. Photo by Dennis Van Tine/UPI
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Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (French pronunciation: ; 6 September 1757 – 20 May 1834), often known as simply Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer born in Chavaniac, in the province of Auvergne in south central France. Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde nationale during the French Revolution.

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