The Vichy 80
The Vichy 80 were a group of elected French parliamentarians who, on 10 July 1940, voted against the constitutional change that dissolved the Third Republic and established an authoritarian regime now...
Christian Dior
Christian Dior ([kʁistjɑ̃ djɔːʁ]; 21 January 1905 – 23 October 1957) was a French fashion designer, best known as the founder of one of the world's top fashion houses, also called Christian Dior, but ...
René Duchez
René Duchez (born in 1903, died in 1948) was a French painting and decorating subcontractor in World War II who stole a set of plans which showed the defenses of Hitler's Atlantic Wall.
René Duche...
Gilbert Bécaud
Gilbert Bécaud ([ʒil.bɛːʁ be.ko], 24 October 1927 – 18 December 2001) was a French singer, composer, pianist and actor, known as "Monsieur 100.000 Volts" for his energetic performances. His best-known...
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François de La Rocque
François de La Rocque (6 October 1885 – 28 April 1946) was leader of the French right-wing league named the Croix de Feu from 1930–1936, before forming the more moderate nationalist Parti Social Franç...
Louis Armand
For the writer and critical theorist, see Louis Armand (writer)Louis Armand (17 January 1905 – 30 August 1971) was a French engineer who managed several public companies, and had a significant role du...
Jacques Benoist-Méchin
Jacques Michel Gabriel Paul Benoist-Méchin (1 July 1901 – 24 February 1983) was a French far right politician and writer. He was born and died in Paris. Well known as a journalist and historian, he wo...
André Marie
André Marie (3 December 1897  – 12 June 1974) was a French Radical politician who served as Prime Minister during the Fourth Republic in 1948.
Born at Honfleur, Calvados, the young André Mari...
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Élise Rivet
Élise Rivet, also known as Mère Marie Élisabeth de l'Eucharistie (January 19, 1890, Draria, Algeria – March 30, 1945, Ravensbrück concentration camp, Germany) was a Roman Catholic nun and World War II...
Pierre Fourcaud
Pierre Fourcaud born in St Petersburg in 1898 and dead in 1998 in Paris was one of the earliest Frenchmen to rally to General Charles de Gaulle in July 1940.He fought in the French army in 1916 to 192...