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Charles de Gaulle

Charles de GaulleAKA Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle

Born: 22-Nov-1890
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: 9-Nov-1970
Location of death: Colombey-les-deux-Églises, France
Cause of death: Aneurysm
Remains: Buried, Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises Churchyard, Colombey-les-deux-Églises, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: France
Executive summary: President of France, 1958-69

Military service: French Army (WWI POW, WWII); French Resistance

Wife: Yvonne Vendroux (m. 6-Apr-1921)
Daughter: Anne (b. 1928, d. age 20, had Down's syndrome)
Daughter: Elizabeth (b. 1924)
Son: Philippe (b. 1921)

    University: École Militaire de Saint-Cyr

    President of France (23-Oct-1944 to 20-Jan-1946, resigned)
    Prime Minister of France (1-Jun-1958 to 8-Jan-1959)
    President of France (8-Jan-1959 to 28-Apr-1969, resigned)
    Treason 2-Aug-1940 (convicted by the Vichy government in absentia)
    Assassination Attempt August 1962 (motorcade attacked in Paris)
    Taken Prisoner of War
    Traveled to the USSR (Jun-1966)
    Escaped Death Sentence
    Time Person of the Year 1958
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

    Tunisian Victory (16-Mar-1944) · Himself

Author of books:
The Army of the Future (1941)
The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle (1964, memoir, 3 vols.)
Memoirs of Hope: Renewal and Endeavor (1971, memoir)

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