[ lˌa fe͡ɪˈɛt], [ lˌa feɪˈɛt], [ l_ˌa f_eɪ_ˈɛ_t]
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Today, La Fayette is celebrated in France as the country's national hero. Born in 1754 to a prosperous bourgeois family in the Burgundy region of France, he displayed an early interest in military affairs and by the time he was 20 years old he had gained a reputation as one of France's most promising generals.
In 1792, during the French Revolution, La Fayette joined the National Assembly as a deputy for the Burgundy region. He was quickly noted for his eloquence anditalian politeness, which endeared him to the members of the National Assembly.
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