Paul Tirard
Paul Tirard (2 June 1879 – 23 Décember 1945) was chairman of the Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission from 1919 to 1930. He took up residence in the Oberpräsidium.He was born in Croissy-sur-Seine, Y...
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Antoine Godeau
Antoine Godeau (b. at Dreux, 1605; d. at Vence, 21 April 1672) was a French bishop, poet and exegete. He is now known for his work of criticism Discours de la poésie chrétienne from 1633.
His vers...
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Count of Tours
The counts of Tours were the medieval feudal suzerains ruling over the region of Touraine in France with their capital at Tours. The first known count of Tours was the famous Hugh of the Etichonen fam...
Charles, Count of Soissons
Charles de Bourbon (3 November 1566 – 1 November 1612) was a French prince du sang and military commander during the struggles over religion and the throne in late 16th century France. A first cousin ...
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Henri Barboux
Louis Henri Barboux (24 September 1834, in Châteauroux, Indre – 25 April 1910, in Paris) was a prominent French financial lawyer, politician, and member of the Académie française. Barboux was t...
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Jules Cotard
Jules Cotard (1 June 1840 in Issoudun, Indre – 19 August 1889) was a French neurologist who is best known for first describing the Cotard delusion, a patient's delusional belief that they are de...
Marc Bridel
Marc Bridel (June 15, 1883 - December 11, 1931) was a French pharmacist and chemist born in Blois.From 1906 he worked as an assistant to Émile Bourquelot (1851-1921) in the laboratory of pharmaceutica...
Charles Le Myre de Vilers
Charles Le Myre de Vilers (Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher, 17 February 1833 - Paris, 9 March 1918) was governor of Cochinchina (1879–1882) and resident-general of Madagascar (1886–1888, 1894–1895). He was a me...
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Aimé Charles Irvoy
Aimé Charles Irvoy (born 25 November 1824 in Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher, died on 28 March 1898 in Grenoble, Isère) was a French sculptor who lived and worked in Grenoble.He was the pupil of Étienne-Jules R...
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Auguste Borget
Auguste Borget (1808–1877) was a French artist who is best known for his drawings and prints of exotic places, in particular China. He was born in 1808 in Issoudun, Indre. At age 21, he went to Pari...
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Bernard Silvestris
Bernard Silvestris, also known as Bernardus Silvestris and Bernard Silvester, was a Medieval Platonist philosopher and poet of the 12th century.
Little is known about his life. André Vernet, who e...
Charles de Valois, Duc de Berry
Charles, Duke of Berry, later Duke of Normandy and then Duke of Aquitaine (26 December 1446 – 24 May 1472) was a son of Charles VII, King of France. He spent most of his life in conflict with his elde...
Louise de La Vallière
Louise de La Vallière (Françoise Louise de La Baume Le Blanc; 6 August 1644 – 7 June 1710) was a mistress of Louis XIV of France from 1661 to 1667. She later became the Duchess of La Vallière an...
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