French History (Part 14)

Historical Events

Events 1301 - 1,400 of 2,183

  • 1925-10-14 Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee)
  • 1925-10-18 -20] French Gen Sarrail bombs Damascus
  • 1925-11-28 7th French government of Briand sworn-in
  • 1926-04-29 France & US reach accord on repayment of WW I
  • 1926-05-19 French air force bombs Damascus Syria
  • 1926-05-23 Lebanese constitution forms under French mandate
  • 1926-06-15 7th French government of Briand falls
  • 1926-06-23 8th government of Briand van France forms
  • 1926-07-19 2nd French government of Herriot, forms
  • 1926-07-23 French government of Poincaré forms
  • 1926-08-01 Battles between Druze & French in Damascus
  • 1926-08-05 French & German trade agreement signed
  • 1926-09-30 German/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes
  • 1926-12-29 Vatican puts French fascist Charles Maurras' work on the index
  • 1928-10-03 French submarine "Ondine" sinks returning to Toulon, drowning 42
  • 1928-11-11 France's 5th government of Poincaré forms
  • 1929-07-31 Aristide Briand becomes premier of France for the 6th time
  • 1929-09-05 French premier A Briand requests a US of Europe
  • 1929-10-22 French government of Briand falls
  • 1930-02-17 French government of André Tardieu falls for the first time
  • 1930-03-04 Terrible floods ransack Languedoc and the surrounds in south-west France, resulting in twelve departments being submerged by water and causing the death of over 700 people.
  • 1930-10-05 British airship crashes in storm at Beauvais, France, 48 die
  • 1930-12-13 French government of André Tardieu falls for the second time
  • 1930-12-13 Theodore Steeg forms French government
  • 1931-01-22 French government of Steeg falls

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1931-03-27 Charlie Chaplin receives France's distinguished Legion of Honor

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • 1931-05-13 Paul Doumer elected president of France
  • 1931-06-14 French "St Philbert" overturns off St Nazaire France, drowns 450
  • 1931-07-23 France announces it can't afford to send a team to 1932 LA olympics
  • 1931-08-24 France & USSR sign neutrality/no attack treaty

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1932-02-20 Pierre Laval's first French government falls

Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France Pierre Laval
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France
Pierre Laval
  • 1932-02-21 Andre Tardieu becomes Premier of France
  • 1932-05-10 Senate chairman Albert Lebrun becomes President of France
  • 1932-06-04 Edouard Herriot becomes Premier of France
  • 1932-06-13 Great Britain & France sign peace treaty
  • 1932-07-27 Paul Gorgoulov, assassin of French president Doumer, sentenced to death
  • 1932-09-05 The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.
  • 1932-10-29 French liner Normandie is launched
  • 1932-11-29 France & USSR sign non-aggression pact
  • 1932-12-14 French government of Herriot falls
  • 1933-01-28 French government of Paul Boncour falls
  • 1933-01-31 French government of Daladier takes power
  • 1933-08-30 Air France forms from five French airlines
  • 1933-10-26 French government of Serraut forms
  • 1933-11-26 Camille Chautemps becomes French premier
  • 1933-12-24 Paris express train derails & kills 160, injures 300 (France)
  • 1934-01-27 French government of Chautemps falls (Stavisky Affair)
  • 1934-02-06 Far right leagues rally in front of the Palais Bourbon in an attempted coup against the French Third Republic, creating a political crisis in France.
  • 1934-02-08 Gaston Doumergue forms new French government
  • 1934-02-12 France hit by a general strike against fascists & royalists
  • 1934-06-30 French Equatorial Africa constituted a single administrative unit
  • 1934-07-27 French socialist/communist party of People's Front forms
  • 1934-10-09 Regicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France.

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1935-01-07 French Foreign minister Pierre Laval and Benito Mussolini sign the Franco-Italian Agreement

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France Pierre Laval
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France
Pierre Laval
  • 1935-05-29 French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage, arrived in NYC on June 3rd
  • 1935-06-03 French liner SS Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of four days, three hours and 14 minutes on her maiden voyage
  • 1936-01-24 Pierre Laval's second French government falls
  • 1936-01-24 Albert Sarraut becomes Prime Minister of France
  • 1936-05-03 French People's Front wins elections
  • 1936-05-16 1st British air hostess (Daphne Kearley) flight to France
  • 1936-07-14 1 million demonstrate to support French People's Front government
  • 1936-10-02 French franc devalued, relatively late and after Britain (1931) and the US (1933)

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1936-11-05 French writer Andre Gide criticizes Soviet regime

Writer André Gide
Writer
André Gide
  • 1936-11-06 Terence Rattigan's "French Without Tears" premieres in London
  • 1937-06-04 Leon Blum becomes premier of People's front government of France
  • 1937-06-19 Franco-troops conquer Bilbao Basques
  • 1937-06-21 French People's front government-Blum falls
  • 1937-10-21 Franco-troops occupies Gijon

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1938-02-27 Britain & France recognize Franco government in Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • 1938-04-10 2nd government of Blum replaced by Daladier government in France
  • 1938-05-03 Vatican recognizes Franco-Spain
  • 1938-07-04 France-Turkish friendship treaty

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1938-12-06 French/German non-attack treaty drawn (Ribbentrop-Bonnet Pact)

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • 1939-02-06 Spanish government flees to France
  • 1939-02-27 France recognizes Franco's regime in Spain
  • 1939-03-31 Britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany
  • 1939-04-15 Albert Lebrun elected president of France

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1939-04-16 Stalin requests British, French & Russian anti-nazi pact

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • 1939-04-17 Stalin signs British-France-Russian anti-Nazi pact
  • 1939-05-20 1st regular transatlantic airmail (Pan Am: NY to Marsseille France)
  • 1939-06-17 Last public guillotining in France. Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the prison Saint-Pierre.
  • 1939-06-23 France turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (Hatay) to Turkey
  • 1939-09-03 World War II: Britain declares war on Germany after invasion of Poland. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Canada
  • 1939-09-19 British Expeditionary Force reaches France

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1939-10-06 Adolf Hitler denies he intends to go to war against France & Britain

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1940-03-18 Benito Mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France & Britain
  • 1940-03-19 French government of Daladier falls
  • 1940-03-20 Paul Reynoud becomes French premier
  • 1940-05-10 French marines stationed on Aruba
  • 1940-05-10 French troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands
  • 1940-05-12 French marines occupy St Maarten
  • 1940-05-12 Nazi blitzkrieg conquest of France began by crossing Muese River
  • 1940-05-15 German armoured division moves into Northern France
  • 1940-05-17 Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium & begins invasion of France
  • 1940-05-19 French counter attack at Pronne under Gen De Gaulle
  • 1940-05-21 Allied counter attack at Atrecht, northern France
  • 1940-05-21 Reynaud forms French government
  • 1940-05-24 German tanks reach Atrecht France
  • 1940-05-27 British and Allied forces begin the evacuation of Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) during WWII
  • 1940-05-28 British-French troops capture Narvik, Norway

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 2,790


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1873-01-28 Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist and performer (Gigi), born in Paris, France

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer
Colette
  • 1873-02-03 Ernest B Allo, French theologist
  • 1873-05-17 Henri Barbusse, Asnieres France, novelist (Le Feu)
  • 1873-06-28 Alexis Carrel, France, surgeon/sociologist/biologist (Nobel 1912)
  • 1873-09-08 Alfred Jarry, French absurdist playwright (d. 1907)
  • 1873-11-10 Henri Rabnaud, composer (Le Premer Glaire), born in Paris, France
  • 1874-01-25 [William] Somerset Maugham, British novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage), born in Paris, France
  • 1874-05-26 Henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker)
  • 1874-07-14 Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (Actinium)
  • 1874-10-21 Albert Aftalion, Bulgaria/French economist
  • 1874-11-26 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French author (Ecoute Israel)
  • 1875-01-01 Charles Rist, French economist
  • 1875-02-21 Jeanne Louise Calment, France, world's oldest woman (d. 1997 at 122)
  • 1875-03-07 Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)
  • 1875-04-04 Pierre Monteux, conductor (Boston Symph Orch 1919-24), born in Paris, France
  • 1875-04-05 Mistinguett, French vaudeville performer (d. 1956)
  • 1875-04-27 Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple)
  • 1875-06-28 Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician (d. 1941)
  • 1875-07-31 Harry Northrup, actor (Who's That Knocking at My Door), born in Paris, France
  • 1875-08-09 Reynaldo Hahn, French composer, conductor, music critic and diarist
  • 1875-12-22 Antoine Mariotte, French composer, born in Avignon (d. 1944)
  • 1876-02-19 Constantin Brancusi, Romanian French sculptor (Princesse X), born in Hobita (d. 1957)
  • 1876-03-04 Léon-Paul Fargue, French poet (d. 1947)
  • 1876-04-04 Maurice de Vlaminck, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow), born in Paris, France
  • 1876-07-12 Max Jacob, French poet (d. 1944)
  • 1876-09-22 André Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)
  • 1876-10-06 Ernest Lapointe, French-Canadian politician (d. 1941)
  • 1877-01-26 Kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter
  • 1877-01-29 Georges Catroux, French general (d. 1969)
  • 1877-02-15 Louis Renault, French automobile executive (d. 1944)
  • 1877-02-17 André Maginot, French politician (d. 1932)
  • 1877-02-19 Louis Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (Habanera)
  • 1877-05-26 Jean Schlumberger, French writer (La Mort de Sparte)
  • 1877-06-03 Raoul Dufy, France, Fauvist painter (Palm)
  • 1877-06-11 Renee Vivien, English-born poet, wrote in French, born in London (d. 1909)
  • 1877-06-14 Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano (d. 1970)
  • 1877-09-17 Jean Hure, French composer and organist, born in Gien, Loire (d. 1930)
  • 1877-09-26 Alfred Cortot, French pianist
  • 1878-01-14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
  • 1878-01-22 Francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator
  • 1878-02-05 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (d. 1935)
  • 1878-02-28 Pierre Fatou, French mathematician (d. 1929)
  • 1878-04-02 Émilie Charmy, Saint-Etienne France, avant-garde artist
  • 1878-05-28 Paul Pelliot, French sinologist (d. 1945)
  • 1878-06-06 Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, French criminal attorney (d. 1956)
  • 1878-06-17 Albert Thomas, French socialist politician (Minister of Armament WW1), born in Champigny-sur-Marne (d. 1932)
  • 1878-06-25 Jean Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1959)
  • 1878-07-22 Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)
  • 1878-08-30 Paul Hazard, French literature historian
  • 1878-10-02 Francois C Schlumberger, French physicist
  • 1878-10-15 Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)
  • 1878-10-17 Henri Mulet, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1967)
  • 1878-11-14 Julie Manet, French painter, daughter of Berthe Morisot (d. 1966)
  • 1879-01-18 Henri Giraud, French general (d. 1949)
  • 1879-02-09 Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist
  • 1879-04-20 Paul Poiret, French couturier (d. 1944)
  • 1879-06-05 René Pottier, French cyclist (d. 1907)
  • 1879-07-01 Leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)
  • 1879-09-30 Henri Casadesus, French violist and composer (Viola d'amour)
  • 1879-11-23 Andre Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic)
  • 1879-12-22 Stanislas Bizot, French world checker champion (1925)
  • 1880-01-02 Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer
  • 1880-02-20 Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French aristocrat and novelist (d. 1923)
  • 1880-05-25 Jean Alexandre Barré, French neurologist who helped identify the Guillain-Barré-Strohl syndrome, born in Nantes, France (d. 1967)
  • 1880-07-21 Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (d. 1919)
  • 1880-08-26 Guillaume Apollinaire, France, poet/movie critic (Alcoola)
  • 1880-09-06 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (French governess)
  • 1880-10-12 Louis Hémon, French novelist (d. 1913)
  • 1881-01-18 Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Librairie Gallimard) [or 1908]
  • 1881-02-04 Fernand Léger, French painter (d. 1955)
  • 1881-02-21 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
  • 1881-03-23 Roger Martin du Guard, France, novelist (Les Thibault-Nobel 1937)
  • 1881-05-01 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist
  • 1881-08-29 Valery Nicolas Larbaud, France, novelist/translator (Enfantines)
  • 1881-09-15 Ettore Bugatti, Italian-French automobile designer and manufacturer (Automobiles E. Bugatti), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1947)
  • 1881-10-02 Ferdinand [Fred] Barlow, French composer, born in Mulhouse (d. 1951)
  • 1881-11-08 Robert Esnault-Pelterie, French Engineer and aviation pioneer who contributed to early heavier-than-air flight in Europe, born in Paris, France
  • 1882-03-20 René Coty, Le Harve France, president of France (1953-58)
  • 1882-05-13 Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, born in Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise (d. 1963)
  • 1882-10-18 Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • 1882-10-29 Jean Giraudoux, French writer (d. 1944)
  • 1882-11-18 Jacques Maritain, France, Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
  • 1882-12-22 Charles Vildrac, poet/playwright, born in Paris, France
  • 1883-02-03 Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter
  • 1883-03-05 Marius Barbeau, French Canadian ethnographer and folklorist (b. 1969)

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1883-06-28 Pierre Laval, Prime Minister of France (1931-32 and 1935-36) and Head of Vichy France (1942-44), born in Châteldon, France (d. 1945)

Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France Pierre Laval
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France
Pierre Laval
  • 1883-08-19 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer (Chanel)
  • 1883-09-01 Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1934)
  • 1883-10-31 Marie Laurencin, French painter (d. 1956)
  • 1883-12-16 Max Linder, Caverne France, actor/comic/director (Max Prend un Bain)
  • 1883-12-17 Raimu, French actor (d. 1946)
  • 1883-12-22 Edgard Varèse, French-born composer (d. 1965)
  • 1883-12-25 Maurice Utrillo, France, painter (Port St Martin, Montmartre)
  • 1884-01-02 Jacques Chardonne, [Boutelleau], French writer (l'Epithalame)
  • 1884-01-28 Lucien H d'Azambuja, France, astronomer (chromosome of sun)
  • 1884-01-31 Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), born in Paris, France
  • 1884-06-13 Etienne Gilson, French philosopher (d. 1978)
  • 1884-06-18 Edouard Daladier, premier France (1933..40)
  • 1884-06-19 Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French Dadaist artist and writer (d. 1974)
  • 1884-06-27 Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (La psychanalyse du feu)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1301 - 1,400 of 2,251

  • 1911-09-27 Auguste Michel-Lévy, French geologist (b. 1844)
  • 1911-11-18 Alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies
  • 1912-04-14 Henri Brisson, French statesman (b. 1835)
  • 1912-06-11 Leon Dierx, French poet (Amants), dies at 74
  • 1912-06-12 Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901), dies
  • 1912-07-17 J-Henri Poincaré, French mine engineer/mathematician, dies at 58
  • 1912-08-13 Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70
  • 1913-07-08 Louis Hémon, French-born writer (b. 1880)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1914-03-25 Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83

Provencal Poet Frederic Mistral
Provencal Poet
Frederic Mistral
  • 1914-07-31 A J Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité/Les Preuves), murdered=
  • 1914-08-04 Jules Lemaître, French critic and dramatist (b. 1853)
  • 1914-08-22 Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
  • 1914-08-22 Rondoney, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
  • 1914-09-05 Charles Péguy, French poet, essayist and editor (b. 1873)
  • 1914-09-22 Alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27
  • 1914-09-29 Jean Bouin, French marathoner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies in battle
  • 1915-02-16 Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies
  • 1915-09-27 Remy de Gourmont, French poet (b. 1858)
  • 1915-10-24 Désiré Charnay, French archaeologist (b. 1828)
  • 1916-06-07 Émile Faguet, French writer and critic (b. 1847)
  • 1916-07-06 Odilon Redon [Bertrand-Jean Redon], French symbolist painter (b. 1840)
  • 1916-12-01 Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer, dies at 58
  • 1916-12-09 P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73
  • 1917-02-06 Edouard A Drumont, French anti-semite journalist, dies at 72
  • 1917-02-16 Octave Mirbeau, French writer (b. 1848)
  • 1917-07-12 Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies
  • 1917-07-14 Octave Lapize, French cyclist (b. 1887)
  • 1917-09-11 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22
  • 1917-09-20 Herbert Morris, Jamaican deserter in France, executed at 17
  • 1917-09-27 Edgar H G Degas, French impressionist artist (ballerina), dies at 83
  • 1917-11-03 Léon Bloy, French novelist and essayist (b. 1846)
  • 1917-11-13 Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Le suicide), dies
  • 1917-11-14 William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20

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1917-11-17 Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77

Sculptor Auguste Rodin
Sculptor
Auguste Rodin
  • 1917-12-20 Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (b. 1882)
  • 1917-12-26 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71
  • 1918-01-09 Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)

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1918-03-25 Claude Debussy, French composer (Iberia/La Mer), dies in Paris at 55

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy
  • 1918-04-05 Paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73
  • 1918-05-19 Raoul Lufbery, French-American World War I fighter pilot and flying ace (b. 1885)
  • 1918-07-19 Joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies
  • 1918-10-05 Roland Garros, French stunt flyer, dies
  • 1918-10-19 Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WW I), dies at 34
  • 1918-12-02 Edmond Rostand, French poet and dramatist (b. 1868)
  • 1919-05-04 Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (b. 1880)
  • 1919-05-21 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French ship's doctor/writer, dies
  • 1919-06-23 Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist, dies

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1919-12-03 Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • 1920-01-01 Paul Adam, French writer (L'enfant d'Austerlitz), dies at 57
  • 1920-02-12 Jean Allemane, French socialist/communard (allemanisten), dies at 77
  • 1920-07-10 Eugenie M de Montijo y de Guzman, Emperor of France, dies at 94
  • 1920-11-25 Gaston Chevrolet, French-born American race car driver and automobile pioneer (b. 1892)
  • 1920-12-12 Paul Paul Lacôme, French composer, dies at 82
  • 1921-05-13 Jean Aicard, French poet and novelist (b. 1848)
  • 1921-06-05 Georges Feydeau, French playwright (Chat and Poche), dies at 58
  • 1921-07-11 Gabriel Lippmann, French physicist, dies at 75
  • 1921-12-16 Charles Camille Saint-Saens, French composer, dies at 86
  • 1922-02-25 Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer, guillotined at 52
  • 1922-03-22 Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian, dies at 86
  • 1922-05-18 Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1845)
  • 1922-09-04 Georges Sorel, French social philosopher, dies at 74
  • 1922-09-05 Georgette Agutte, French painter (b. 1867)
  • 1922-11-18 Marcel Proust, French author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51
  • 1923-03-22 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman, dies at 71
  • 1923-05-14 Charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828)
  • 1923-06-10 Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies
  • 1923-07-14 Louis Ganne, French composer, dies at 61
  • 1923-09-12 Jules Violle, French physicist and inventor (b. 1841)
  • 1923-11-05 Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880)
  • 1923-11-19 French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59
  • 1923-11-26 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
  • 1923-12-08 Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
  • 1923-12-12 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
  • 1924-03-22 R G Nivelle, French general (Verdun), dies at 67
  • 1924-05-15 Paul d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist, dies at 71
  • 1924-05-29 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies
  • 1924-10-12 Anatole France, writer, dies at 80
  • 1924-10-13 Anatole France, [Jacques Thibault], writer (Ecrivain Francais), dies
  • 1924-11-04 Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
  • 1925-04-23 Andre Caplet, French composer (Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • 1925-05-22 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, British field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
  • 1925-06-04 Pierre Louys, [PF Louis], French writer (Aphrodite), dies
  • 1925-07-01 Erik Satie, French composer (Dreamy Fish), dies at 59
  • 1925-09-07 René [Raphael] Viviani, French premier (1914-15), dies at 61
  • 1925-09-29 Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920), dies at 74
  • 1925-11-27 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter, dies
  • 1926-03-05 Clément Ader, French aviation pioneer (b. 1841)
  • 1926-05-03 Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63
  • 1926-05-17 Lucien Herr, French leader (Correspondance entre Schiller), dies
  • 1926-07-02 Emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion), dies
  • 1926-09-21 Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (b. 1857)

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1926-12-05 Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet
  • 1926-12-06 Claude [Oscar] Monet, French painter (impressionist), dies at 86
  • 1926-12-12 Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77
  • 1927-03-23 Paul César Helleu, French artist (b. 1859)
  • 1927-04-15 Gaston Leroux, French writer (b. 1868)
  • 1927-07-30 Robert Marquies de Flers, French writer (Monsieur Bretonneau), dies
  • 1928-10-23 F A Alphonse Aulard, French historian, dies
  • 1929-01-30 La Goulue, French Cancan dancer (b. 1866)
  • 1929-03-20 Ferdinand Foch, Marshal of France (WW I), dies at 77