Who founded mardi gras?

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Mardi Gras is an old tradition, not founded by any one person or group. Mardi Gras is a time for going wild, feasting, and pretending, before fasting quietly during the season of Lent. You can find more information here: www.mardigrasneworleans.com
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Though Mardi Gras celebrations in the New Orleans area were documented as early as 1699, a group called the Mystik Krewe of Comus staged the first Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans in 1857.
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The one who founded mardi gras was Rex(the king of Mardi Gras)in the year 1872. He made up the colors but later on some one else gave the colors a meanin. Purple=Justice,Green=Faith
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