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Francis Vigo

Death: Mar 22, 1836

Birthplace: MondovA¬

Nationality: Spain

Francis Vigo

Date of Death : Mar 22, 1836
Birth Place : MondovA¬

Francis Vigo was an Italian-American who aided the American forces during the Revolutionary War and helped found a public university in Vincennes, Indiana, USA. Born in Mondovi, Italy, he served with the Spanish Army in New Orleans. In 1772 he established a fur trading business in St. Louis. In 1783 Vigo moved to Vincennes and operated a fur trading business there.

Also known as


  • Francesco Vigo
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