Alfred Dreyfus

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Alfred Dreyfus
AlfredDreyfus.jpg
Born9 October 1859(1859-10-09)
Mulhouse, Alsace, Fraunce
Dee'd12 Julie 1935(1935-07-12) (aged 75)
Paris, Fraunce
Buried atCimetière du Montparnasse, Paris (48°50′17″N 2°19′37″E / 48.83806°N 2.32694°E / 48.83806; 2.32694Coordinates: 48°50′17″N 2°19′37″E / 48.83806°N 2.32694°E / 48.83806; 2.32694)
AllegianceFraunce
Service/branchFrench Airmy
Years o service1880–1918
RankLieutenant-colonel
UnitArtillery
Battles/wars
AwairdsChevalier de la Légion d'honneur (1906)
Officier de la Légion d'honneur (1918)
RelationsRaphael Dreyfus (faither)
Jeannette Libmann (mither)
Lucie Eugénie Hadamard (wife)
Pierre Dreyfus (son)
Jeanne Dreyfus (dauchter)
SignaturAlfred Dreyfus signature.svg

Alfred Dreyfus (French: [al.fʁɛd dʁɛ.fys]; 9 October 1859 – 12 Julie 1935) wis a French artillery officer o Jewish backgrund whase trial an conviction in 1894 on charges o treason acame ane o the maist tense poleetical dramas in modren European history. Kent the day as the Dreyfus Affair, the incident eventually endit wi Dreyfus' complete exoneration.