Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1890-11-22
Death 1970-11-09
FR
French, English

Biographical notes:

Charles Gaulle (b. November 22, 1890, Lille, France-d. November 9, 1970, Colombey-les-Deux-Églises, France) was a French general, statesman, and veteran of World War I and World War II. He led the Free French Forces during World War II and later served as France's President, 1944-1945; Prime Minister, 1958-1959; and Minister of Defense, 1958-1959, before founding the French Fifth Republic and serving as its first president, 1959-1969.

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Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f76pnb
Ark ID:
w6f76pnb
SNAC ID:
16298227

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 Campaigns France Personal narratives
  • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, French
  • World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Personal narratives
  • World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements

Occupations:

  • Presidents
  • Statesman

Places:

  • Republic of France, 00, FR
  • Lille, B4, FR