Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle

Born: November 22, 1890

Died: November 9, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Leader, military

Biography: Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II. He later founded the French Fifth Republic in 1958 and served as its first President from 1959 to 1969.

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Source/Notes: The complete war memoirs of Charles de Gaulle (1964 edition)

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Source/Notes: The call to honour, 1940-1942. 2 pts (1955 edition)