- Louis Léon César . 1818–89, French soldier and governor of Senegal (1854–65); founder of Dakar
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Faidherbe, however, had only fallen back to receive reinforcements.
But again, after a week's interval, Faidherbe pushed forward.
The statue had been taken away, like that of Faidherbe in the square of Bapaume.From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917
It would be a good thing for this country if he were where Faidherbe is.
The Governor will haul me over the coals unmercifully—you know him, that fat old Faidherbe?