Lafayette

Lafayette

Lafayette, LaFayette, or La Fayette may refer to:

People

* General Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette ("initially Marquis de Lafayette until June 1790 when he abolished and permanently renounced his noble title"), French general and revolutionary
* Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, comtesse de la Fayette ("Madame de Lafayette"), French author
* James Lafayette was the pseudonym of James Stack Lauder, a Victorian society and royal photographer.
* L. Ron Hubbard (full name Lafayette Ronald Hubbard) founder of the Church of Scientology, as well as author of Dianetics and the body of works comprising Scientology doctrine.
*“The Great Lafayette”, the stage name of illusionist Sigmund Neuberger

United States geography

* Elliston-Lafayette, Virginia
* La Fayette, Alabama
* La Fayette, Illinois
* LaFayette, Georgia
* LaFayette, Kentucky
* LaFayette, New York
* Lafayette, California
* Lafayette Square, Los Angeles, California
* Lafayette, Colorado
* Lafayette, Indiana
* Lafayette, Louisiana (The largest Lafayette in the United States)
* Lafayette, Minnesota
* Lafayette, Ohio
* Lafayette, Oregon
* Lafayette, Tennessee
* Lafayette, Wisconsin
* Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
* Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
* Lake Lafayette, Missouri
* Mount Lafayette, in New Hampshire
* West Lafayette, Indiana
* West Lafayette, Ohio

United States education

* Lafayette College, independent, undergraduate, coeducational, residential institution
* Lafayette High School (Buffalo), the oldest public school in Buffalo that remains in its original building
* Lafayette High School (Lexington, Kentucky), public high school located in Lexington, Kentucky
* Lafayette High School (Louisiana), high school located in Lafayette, Louisiana
* Lafayette High School (New York City), large secondary school located in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York City, New York
* Lafayette High School (Red Lake Falls, Minnesota), high school located in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota.
* Lafayette High School (Wildwood, Missouri), Rockwood School District secondary school in Wildwood, Missouri
* Lafayette High School (Williamsburg, Virginia), public secondary school in James City County, Virginia
* University of Louisiana at Lafayette, undergraduate and graduate, residential institution

Military

* "La Fayette" (R96), 11,000-ton "Independence"-class aircraft carrier (formerly USS "Langley")
* "La Fayette" (F710), French stealth frigate, lead ship of
** "La Fayette"-class frigate, a class of French frigates
* USS "Lafayette" (SSBN-616), a US submarine, lead ship of
** "Lafayette"-class submarine, a class of US submarine
* Lafayette Escadrille, a squadron of the French Air Service, during World War I composed largely of American pilots

Other

* "La Fayette" (film), also known as "Lafayette", a 1961 French/Italian coproduction directed by Jean Dréville, with Orson Welles and Pascale Audret
* Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Starfleet officer and the main character of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"
* Galeries Lafayette, a French department store
* LaFayette Motors, United States automobile producer from the 1910s to the 1940s
* Lafayette Radio, an electronics retail chain that closed in 1981
* Lafayette Roughnecks, a now-defunct 2001 af2 expansion team
* Lafayette Afro Rock Band, famous French/American funk orchestrer
* Lafayette Blues, a song by The White Stripes.
* Lafayette transmitter, a former transmitter for transatlantic services near Bordeaux, France
* Lafayette (band), an instrumental post-rock band based in Denver, Colorado
* Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, creator of Scientology.

ee also

* Fayette
* Fayetteville


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  • LaFayette — Lafayette, LaFayette oder La Fayette ist der Name folgender Personen: Familien und Zuname: Marie Joseph Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (1757 1834), französischer General im Amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg Marie Louise Angélique Motier,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lafayette — Lafayette, LaFayette oder La Fayette ist der Name folgender Personen: Familien und Zuname: Andrée Lafayette, französische Schauspielerin (1903) Marie Joseph Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (1757–1834), französischer General im Amerikanischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LaFayette — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Famille Motier de La Fayette 2 Toponymes 2.1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lafayette — Lafayette, CA U.S. city in California Population (2000): 23908 Housing Units (2000): 9334 Land area (2000): 15.204084 sq. miles (39.378394 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.209509 sq. miles (0.542627 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.413593 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lafayette — puede referirse a: Biografías: Marqués de La Fayette, militar y político francés, héroe de la Guerra de Independencia de los Estados Unidos (1757 1834); Madame de La Fayette, escritora francesa (1634 1693); Lafayette Ronald Hubbard , creador de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lafayette — (Оломоуц,Чехия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Alšova 8, Оломоуц, 77900, Чехия …   Каталог отелей

  • Lafayette —   [lɑːfei et], Stadt in Louisiana, USA, westlich von Baton Rouge, 94 400 Einwohner; katholischer Bischofssitz; Universität (gegründet 1898); Nahrungsmittelindustrie; liegt in einem Gebiet mit Erdöl , Erdgas , Schwefel und Steinsalzförderung.  … …   Universal-Lexikon

  • LaFayette — LaFayette, KY U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 193 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.268531 sq. miles (0.695491 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.268531 sq. miles (0.695491 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lafayette, CA — U.S. city in California Population (2000): 23908 Housing Units (2000): 9334 Land area (2000): 15.204084 sq. miles (39.378394 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.209509 sq. miles (0.542627 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.413593 sq. miles (39.921021 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lafayette, CO — U.S. city in Colorado Population (2000): 23197 Housing Units (2000): 9115 Land area (2000): 8.850672 sq. miles (22.923133 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.062352 sq. miles (0.161492 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.913024 sq. miles (23.084625 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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