Lewis, Meriwether


Lewis, Meriwether
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  • Lewis,Meriwether — Lewis, Meriwether. 1774 1809. American soldier and explorer who led the Lewis and Clark expedition (1803 1806) from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River and served as governor of the Louisiana Territory (1806 1809). * * * …   Universalium

  • Lewis, Meriwether — born Aug. 18, 1774, near Charlottesville, Va. died Oct. 11, 1809, near Nashville, Tenn., U.S. U.S. explorer. After serving in the militia during the Whiskey Rebellion (1794) in western Pennsylvania, he transferred into the regular army. In 1801… …   Universalium

  • Lewis, Meriwether — (18 ago. 1774, cerca de Charlottesville, Va., EE.UU.–11 oct. 1809, cerca de Nashville, Tenn.). Explorador estadounidense. Fue miliciano durante la revolución del whisky (1794) en Pensilvania occidental, luego pasó al ejército regular. En 1801… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lewis, Meriwether — (1774 1809), and Clark, William (1770 1838)    American explorers. Sent by the United States Government, in 1803, to find an overland route to the Pacific by way of the Missouri. They ascended the Missouri in 1804, to the Mandan villages;… …   The makers of Canada

  • Lewis, Meriwether —  (1774–1809) Not whether. The coleader (with William Clark) of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804–1806 …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Lewis, Meriwether —    not whether, weather, for the coleader of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804 1806 …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Meriwether Lewis — retrato de Charles Willson Peale. Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lewis and Clark Expedition — Lewis and Clark on the Lower Columbia von Charles Marion Russell Die Lewis und Clark Expedition (14. Mai 1804 bis 23. September 1806) war die erste amerikanische Überlandexpedition zur Pazifikküste und zurück. Der Louisiana Landkauf im Jahre 1803 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lewis und Clark — Lewis and Clark on the Lower Columbia von Charles Marion Russell Die Lewis und Clark Expedition (14. Mai 1804 bis 23. September 1806) war die erste amerikanische Überlandexpedition zur Pazifikküste und zurück. Der Louisiana Landkauf im Jahre 1803 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meriwether Lewis — (* 18. August 1774 in Ivy, Virginia; † 11. Oktober 1809 in Tennessee) war ein US amerikanischer Entdecker, Soldat und Verwaltungsbeamter. Er war maßgeblich an der Planung und Ausführung der Lewis und Clark Expedition (Corps of Discovery,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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