Charles de Gaulle

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Charles de Gaulle
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De Gaulle in 1961
Preses o the French Republic
Co-Prince o Andorrae
In office
8 Januar 1959 – 28 Aprile 1969
Prime Meenister
Precedit bi René Coty
Succeedit bi Georges Pompidou
Prime Meenister o Fraunce
In office
1 Juin 1958 – 8 Januar 1959
Preses René Coty
Precedit bi Pierre Pflimlin
Succeedit bi Michel Debré
Chairman o the Proveesional Govrenment o the French Republic
In office
20 August 1944 – 20 Januar 1946
Precedit bi Philippe Pétain
Succeedit bi Félix Gouin
Leader o the Free Fraunce
In office
18 Juin 1940 – 3 Julie 1944
Precedit bi French Third Republic
Succeedit bi Provisional Govrenment o the French Republic
Meenister o Defence
In office
1 Juin 1958 – 8 Januar 1959
Preses René Coty
Prime Meenister Himsel
Precedit bi Pierre de Chevigné
Succeedit bi Pierre Guillaumat
Meenister o the Algerian Affairs
In office
12 Juin 1958 – 9 Januar 1959
Preses René Coty
Prime Meenister Himsel
Precedit bi André Mutter
Succeedit bi Louis Joxe (1960)
Secretar o State o War
In office
6 Juin 1940 – 16 Juin 1940
Prime Meenister Paul Reynaud
Minister Paul Reynaud
Precedit bi Hippolyte Ducos
Succeedit bi None
Personal details
Born Charles André Joseph Pierre Marie de Gaulle
22 November 1890(1890-11-22)
Lille, Fraunce
Dee'd 9 November 1970(1970-11-09) (aged 79)
Colombey-les-Deux-Églises, Fraunce
Poleetical pairty Rally o the French Fowk
(1947–55)
Naitional Centre o Social Republicans
(1955–58)
Union for the New Republic
(1958–68)
Spoose(s) Yvonne de Gaulle (1921–70; his daith)
Bairns Philippe
Élisabeth
Anne
Thrift Military, politeecian, writer
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance French Airmed Forces,
Free French Forces
Service/branch French Airmy
Years o service 1912–1944
Rank Brigadier general
Unit Infantry, Armoured cavalry
Commands Leader o the Free French
Battles/wars Warld War I
Battle o Dinant
First Battle o Champagne
Battle o Verdun
Warld War II
Battle o Montcornet
Battle o Abbeville
Battle o Dakar
French Resistance
Liberation o Paris

General Charles de Gaulle (22 November 1890 - 9 November 1970), wis Preses o Fraunce frae 1959 tae 1969.