Gunnar Isachsen
Gunnerius Ingvald Isachsen (3 October 1868 – 19 December 1939), was a Norwegian military officer and polar scientist. From 1923, he was the first president of the Norwegian Maritime Museum.
He was...
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Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu
Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, in religion Father Louis of the Trinity, O.C.D. (7 August 1889 - 7 September 1964), was a Discalced Carmelite friar and priest, who was also a diplomat and French Navy off...
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Pierre Goybet
Pierre Goybet (9 June 1887 – 7 December 1963) was a member of the French military in World War I and World War II.
Goybet was born in Mostaganem, Algeria, the third son of General Mariano Goybet.
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Yves Guérin-Sérac
Yves Guérin-Sérac (alias Jean-Robert de Guernadec, alias Yves Guillou, alias Ralf) (1926-) was a French anti-Communist Roman Catholic activist, former officer of the French army and veteran of the Fir...
Pierre-Marie Théas
Pierre-Marie Théas (born September 14, 1894 in Barzun, Pyrénées-Atlantiques-died on April 3, 1977,aged 82) was a French Roman Catholic bishop. Ordained a priest in 1920, he became Bishop of Montauban,...
Pierre Messmer
Pierre Joseph Auguste Messmer ([pjɛʁ mɛsmɛʁ]; 20 March 1916 – 29 August 2007) was a French Gaullist politician. He served as Minister of Armies under Charles de Gaulle from 1960 to 1969...
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Erwan Bergot
Erwan Bergot (27 January 1930, Bordeaux – 1 May 1993) was a French Army officer and author; he served in the French Army during the First Indochina War and Algerian War.
Born to a Breton family in...
Jacques Massu
Jacques Émile Massu ([ʒak masy]; 5 May 1908 – 26 October 2002) was a French general who fought in World War II, the First Indochina War, the Algerian War and the Suez crisis.
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Danyel Gérard
Danyel Gérard (born Gérard Daniel Kherlakian, 7 March 1939) is a French pop singer and composer.
Gérard was born in Paris, France to an Armenian father and an Italian mother, but grew up mainly in...
François Pinault
François Pinault (born 1936) is a French businessman and art collector. He is the major shareholder and Honorary Chairman of the retail company Kering.
François Pinault was born on August 21, 1936...
Christine Cabon
Christine Cabon is a French military officer best known for her part in the bombing of the ship Rainbow Warrior.Cabon, then aged 33, a lieutenant in the French Army and working for the DGSE, infiltrat...
Jean de Lattre de Tassigny
Jean Joseph Marie Gabriel de Lattre de Tassigny, GCB, MC (2 February 1889 – 11 January 1952) was a French military hero of World War II and commander in the First Indochina War.
Born at Moui...
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Maxime Weygand
Maxime Weygand (21 January 1867 – 28 January 1965; [vɛɡɑ̃]) was a French military commander in World War I and World War II.Weygand initially fought against the Germans during the invasion of France i...
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Alain Delon
Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon ([alɛ̃ dəlɔ̃]; born 8 November 1935) is a French actor and businessman, with French-Swiss dual citizenship since 1999. He rose quickly to stardom, and by the age of 2...
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Hélie de Saint Marc
Hélie Denoix de Saint Marc or Hélie de Saint Marc, (11 February 1922 in – 26 August 2013) was a senior member of the French resistance and a senior active officer of the French Army, having served in ...
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Marcel Carpentier
Marcel Maurice Carpentier (2 March 1895 – 14 September 1977) was a French Army general who served in World War I, World War II and First Indochina War.Born on 2 March 1895 in Marseille, he was t...
Jean Gabin
Jean Gabin ([ʒɑ̃ gabɛ̃]; 17 May 1904 – 15 November 1976) was a French actor and sometime singer. Considered a key figure in French cinema, he starred in several classic films including ...
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Paul Vaillant-Couturier
Paul Vaillant-Couturier (pseudonym of Paul Charles Couturier; 8 January 1892 – 10 October 1937) was a French author, journalist and politician. He was born and died in Paris.He studied history and law...
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Yves Godard
Yves Godard (21 December 1911 – 3 March 1975) was a French Army officer who fought in World War II, First Indochina War and Algerian War. A graduate of Saint-Cyr and Chasseur Alpin, he served as a ski...
Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark ([ˈhɛnˀʁæɡ̊]; born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat 11 June 1934), is the husband of Queen Margrethe II. Henrik married Margrethe, then heir presumptive ...
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Michel Debré
Michel Jean-Pierre Debré ([miʃɛl dəbʁe]; 15 January 1912 – 2 August 1996) was the first Prime Minister of the French Fifth Republic. He is considered the "father" of the current Constitution of France...
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André Beaufre
André Beaufre (25 January 1902, Neuilly-sur-Seine – 13 February 1975) was a French general. Beaufre ended World War II with the rank of colonel.Well known by the Anglo-Saxon world as a militar...
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