LAFAYETTE - ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA

Exceptional destinies

An episode from the series SECRETS OF HISTORY - PORTRAITS

Format: HD
Duration: 100 ’
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Available version: French
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide except France

Synopsis

Orphaned and millionaire at age 14, married at 16, Lafayette arrived at the court of Louis XVI dreaming of glory in the service of human rights.

In 1777, at the age of 19, he put his fortune and sword at the service of the American settlers fighting for their independence. At the age of 20, he befriended George Washington, the first President of the United States.