- Jo·seph Fran·çois [zhoh-zef frahn-swa] /ʒoʊˈzɛf frɑ̃ˈswa/, Marquis,1697–1763, French colonial governor of India 1724–54.
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Dupleix, Labourdonnaye and Lally came with an army to India.The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)
Alexandre Dumas pre
In a narrower sense it confirmed the possession of Madras to Dupleix.Rulers of India: Lord Clive
George Bruce Malleson
Chunda Sahib remained, as the guest of Dupleix, at Pondicherry.
Dupleix, utterly disgusted with Law, had resolved to displace him.
Dupleix saw that it was necessary to aid his allies energetically.
- Marquis Joseph François (ʒozɛf frɑ̃swa). 1697–1763, French governor general in India (1742–54). His plan to establish a French empire in India was frustrated by Clive