Society History By Time Period Eighteenth Century Wars and Conflicts American Revolution People L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
French born solider and officer who was wounded, captured and exchanged. Credited with the design of Washington D.C. He called himself "Peter" but is best known by his given French name.
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L'Enfant and Washington
Chronology of events in the planning of Washington D.C.
Library of Congress: Original Plan of Washington, D.C.
Pierre-Charles L'Enfant's 1791 plan for the city of Washington is one of the landmarks in city planning.
Peter Charles L'Enfant: Vision, Honor, and Male Friendship in the Early American Republic
Review of the book by Kenneth R. Bowling.
Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Short biography with links to major events in his life.
Pierre Charles L'Enfant, Major, United States Army
Biography of Major L'Enfant including descriptions and photos of his grave.
Washington DC History: Planning Our Capital City
Information on the life and controversy of Pierre or Peter L'Enfant.
Wikipedia: Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Encyclopedia article includes biography and achievements.
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