Pierre Christoph Le Noir

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Pierre Christoph Le Noir was Governor General of Pondicherry twice (first time as acting governor). During his rule, Yanaon was added to the French Establishments of India as a third colony in 1727. He expanded the Pondicherry area and made it a large and rich town. He even worked as Director for Compagnie perpétuelle des Indes from 8 August 1736 and 7 October 1738 to 26 February 1743.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Pierre André Prévost de La Prévostière
Governor-General of French India
(Acting)

1721 – 1723
Succeeded by
Joseph Beauvollier de Courchant
Preceded by
Joseph Beauvollier de Courchant
Governor-General of French India
1726 – 1734
Succeeded by
Pierre Benoît Dumas