Category:Charles de Gaulle

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Not to be confused with Charles Jules de Gaulle.
Charles de Gaulle 
General Charles de Gaulle in 1945.jpg
eighteenth President of the French Republic
Date of birth 22 November 1890
Charles André Joseph de Gaulle Maillot
Date of death 9 November 1970
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Ecole Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr
  • Collège Stanislas de Paris
  • military officer
  • statesperson
  • memoirist
  • military theorist
  • politician
  • military personnel
Member of political party
  • Union of Democrats for the Republic
  • Rally of the French People
Position held
  • President of the French Republic (8 January 1959, 28 April 1969, René Coty, Georges Pompidou)
  • President of the Council (1 June 1958, 8 January 1959, Pierre Pflimlin, Michel Debré)
  • president of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (3 June 1944, 20 January 1946, Philippe Pétain, Pierre Laval, Félix Gouin, 1)
  • Co-Prince of Andorra (20 August 1944, 20 January 1946, Philippe Pétain, Félix Gouin)
  • Co-Prince of Andorra (8 January 1959, 28 April 1969, René Coty, Alain Poher)
  • president (Free France, 18 June 1940, 3 July 1944)
  • Minister of National Defence (1 June 1958, 8 January 1959, Pierre de Chevigné, Pierre Guillaumat)
Native language
  • de Gaulle family
  • Henri de Gaulle
  • Jeanne Maillot
  • Marie-Agnès de Gaulle
  • Jacques de Gaulle
  • Xavier de Gaulle
  • Pierre de Gaulle
Work location
Award received
  • Grand Cross of the National Order of Merit
  • Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour
  • Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (16 June 1959)
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
  • Companion of the Liberation
  • Godfather promotion of Special Military School of Saint-Cyr
  • Royal Order of Cambodia
  • Order of the Dragon of Annam
  • Royal Victorian Chain (1960)
  • Order of the White Rose of Finland
  • Order of the Elephant (5 April 1965)
  • Order of the Royal House of Chakri
  • Croix de guerre 1939–1945
  • Croix de guerre 1914–1918 (1915)
  • Grand Cordon of the National Order of the Cedar‎
  • Grand Master of the Legion of Honour
Authority control
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