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Jacques Guerin

Jacques Guerin was a French industrialist. For many years he successfully headed up the DOrsay Parfumerie business after inheriting it in 1936 from his remarkable mother, Jeanne Louise Guerin. Beyond the world of commerce Jacques Guerin is better ...

Economic ethics

Economic ethics combines economics and ethics, uniting value judgements from both disciplines in order to predict, analyse and model economic phenomena. It encompasses the theoretical ethical prerequisites and foundations of economic systems. The ...

Jean Stoetzel

He had Alsacian and Lorrainian descent. Stoetzel had studied in Lycee Louis-le-Grand, in a preparatory class for superiour schools ecoles superieures In 1932, he entered Ecole normale superieure in Parisе. In 1938, he visited Columbia University ...

Jefferson Vincent

Jefferson Davis Vincent was an American ice hockey player who starred for Cornell when the program won its first championship in 1911. After graduating he served in the United States Department of State as a diplomat and helped keep Spain out of ...

Lucien Schmitthausler

Schmitthauslers mother tongue was Rhenish Francic. He wrote poetry and stories in this language, with other works in French and German. Like many people in Moselle his age, Schmitthausler learned German in primary school, and French after the Lib ...

Francis Rapp

Francis Rapp was a French medievalist specializing in the history of Alsace and medieval Germany. An emeritus university professor, he was a member of the Academie des inscriptions et belles-lettres since 1993.

Jean-Lin Lacapelle

Jean-Lin Lacapelle was born on 1967-04-17 April 17, 1967 in Lyon. He was in 23rd position on the list of the National Rally for the 2019 European elections. On 1 February 2020, Lacapelle became Member of the European Parliament as part of 23 new ...

Catherine Zoubtchenko

Catherine Zoubtchenko is a Russian born French artist most well known for her abstract style of painting. She was born in Leningrad, Russia, and was deported along with her parents to Berlin in 1941 by Nazi Germany. She moved to Paris in 1954 whe ...

Fernande Sadler

Fernande Sadler was a French Painter and engraver. She established the art collection at Grez-sur-Loing and became the mayor of that town in 1945.

Cairn (disambiguation)

Cairn Toul from the Gaelic Càrn an t-Sabhail, "Hill of the barn", the 4th highest mountain in Scotland and the 2nd highest point in the western massif of the Cairngorms Cairneyhill, a small village near Dunfermline in west Fife, Scotland Carncast ...

Stephen II

Stephen II may refer to: Pope Stephen II died 757, his successor, called Stephen III until 1961 Pope-elect Stephen died 752, considered from the 16th century to 1960 a valid pope under the name Stephen II Stephen II of Croatia died in 1091, King ...

Prix Jules Janssen

The Prix Jules Janssen is the highest award of the Societe astronomique de France, the French astronomical society. This annual prize is given to a professional French astronomer or to an astronomer of another nationality in recognition of astron ...

Myriam Benraad

Benraad graduated from the Institut detudes politiques in 2002. She then received her PhD in political science from the same institution in 2011. Benraad was an early scholar of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, chronicling its accumulati ...

Paradox (disambiguation)

Paradox, New York, a hamlet near Schroon, in Essex County, New York, United States Paradox Valley, a valley in Colorado, United States Paradox Lake, a lake in Schroon, Essex County, New York, United States Paradox Basin, named after Paradox Valle ...

Louis Delagarde

Albert Marie Louis Delagarde was an engineer and automotive designer known primarily for his work with French carmaker Panhard & Levassor.

Juhann Begarin

Juhann Mathieu Begarin is a French professional basketball player for Paris Basketball of the LNB Pro B. He is considered one of the best international prospects in the 2021 NBA draft.

Marie Rollet

Marie Rollet was a French woman who was an early settler in Quebec. Her second husband, Louis Hebert, was apothecary to Samuel Champlains expeditions to Acadia and Quebec on 1606 and 1610–13. When she and her three surviving children, traveled wi ...

French television content ratings

The television content rating system in France currently consists of four ratings that add a minimum age to all television content, and has been used by various channels in the country, including TF1, France 3, Canal+, and 6ter.

Jean-Didier Vincent

Jean-Didier Vincent, born on June 7, 1935 in Libourne, located in the Gironde department of Bordeaux, was a French neurobiologist and neuropsychiatrist. He was Professor of Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bordeaux II an ...

Diffuse esophageal spasm

Diffuse esophageal spasm, also known as distal esophageal spasm, is a condition characterized by uncoordinated contractions of the esophagus, which may cause difficulty swallowing or regurgitation. In some cases, it may cause symptoms such as che ...

Evremond de Berard

Evremond de Berard was a French painter and lithographer. He spent much of his life travelling, and was present at the opening of the Suez Canal.

Noir

In Canada Noire River Ottawa River tributary, in the Outaouais region of Quebec Noire River, a tributary of the Yamaska River in Eastern Townships area, Quebec In France Montagne Noire, a mountain range La Roche-Noire, a village and commune in th ...

2020 coronavirus pandemic in Saint Barthelemy

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic in Saint Barthelemy is part of the ongoing global viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019, which was confirmed to have reached the French overseas collectivity of Saint Barthelemy on 1 March 2020. The last positiv ...

Louis-Andre Senez

Senez was born to a family of bakers. He started sailing in the French Royal Navy in 1774 as a boy, serving on the corvette Fleche, the frigates Flore and Sultane, and the ship of the line Tonnant in 1778. He took part in the Battle of Grenada. S ...

Elisabeth Dieudonne Vincent

Elisabeth Dieudonne Vincent was a Haitian-born free woman of color and 19th-century international migrant. Born in 1798 in Saint-Domingue to a former slave and French father, she was illegitimate, although her father acknowledged her. In 1803, th ...

Charles-François-Adrien Macret

Charles-François-Adrien Macret was a French designer and engraver. His works were signed, variously, as Macret, Carolus Macret, C. Macret and C.F. Macret.

Krupakar-Senani

Krupakar and Senani are wildlife photographers from Karnataka, India. They have produced the wildlife film Wild Dog Diaries for National Geographic Channel. For this documentary they won the following awards: CMS Vatavaran Environment and Wildlif ...

Hill-country (hieroglyph)

The ancient Egyptian hill-country hieroglyph is a member of the sky, earth, and water hieroglyphs. A form of the hieroglyph in color, has a green line - at the base of the hieroglyph. The hieroglyph refers to the hills, and mountains, on both sid ...

Emily Wynne

Emily Adelaide Wynne was born in Germany in 1872. Her parents were Albert Augustus Wynne, a civil and mining engineer, and Alice Katherine nee Wynne. She was the eldest of five children, with three sisters, Winifred Frances 1873–1969, and Alice C ...

Clovis Thorel

Clovis Thorel, born April 28, 1833 in Hebecourt, Somme, France, died September 11, 1911 in Bagnoles-de-lOrne, was a French botanist, explorer and doctor. A significant number of plant species are named after him and he described 4.203 species him ...

Saint John the Baptists Head, Trimingham

The church of Saint John the Baptists Head is the Parish church of the coastal village and parish of Trimingham in the English county of Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. The building is a Grade II* listed building. The church is within the Churc ...

Patrick Rucker

Patrick William Rucker was an English first-class cricketer and British Army officer. Rucker was born at Chislehurst in May 1900. He was educated at Charterhouse School, before going up to Brasenose College, Oxford. While studying at Oxford, he p ...

1948 Gozo luzzu disaster

The 1948 Gozo luzzu disaster occurred on 30 October 1948 when a luzzu fishing boat carrying passengers from Marfa, Malta, to Mgarr, Gozo, capsized and sank in rough seas off Qala, killing 23 of the 27 people on board. Inquiries held after the acc ...

Yves de Lille

Jean Verdiere, in religion Yves de Lille, was a Flemish Capuchin friar who wrote an account of a pilgrimage to Holy Land undertaken in 1624–1625.

Auguste Delaherche

Auguste Delaherche was a French ceramicist, who was a leading figure in French art pottery through the Art Nouveau period. Like other leading French potters of the period, he was intensely interested in ceramic glaze effects of colour and surface ...

Cornelis Reineri

Cornelis Reineri or Reyneri, Latinized Cornelius Goudanus was a Dutch Catholic theologian who spent his entire adult life at the University of Leuven.

Pierre Truche

Truche began his judicial career as a deputy judge in Dijon. He later worked in Arras and Lyon. He presided over the Club Cinq-Sept fire cases in 1972 and Lyons false invoices in 1974. He served as director of studies at the French National Schoo ...

Helena Alterby

Helena Alterby Nordstrom is a former Swedish professional golfer and golf administrator. She served as Ladies European Tour Chairman 2013–2016 and helped stage six Solheim Cups.

Hilary Boyle

Born Hilary Joyce Thompson on 25 October 1899 in London, she was the second child of Winifred Helen Thompson nee Hopkins and Gerald Alexander Thompson, vicar of St Gregorys church, Canterbury, and canon of Canterbury Cathedral. Boyle received her ...

La Brayelle Airfield

La Brayelle Airfield was one of the first airfields in France. It was situated 3 kilometres west of Douai, in the Nord departement in northern France. It was host to the world’s first aviation meeting, home to Breguet Aviation, and an important a ...

Rodrigo Gonzalez Giron

Rodrigo Gonzalez Giron, eldest son of Gonzalo Rodriguez Giron and his first wife, Sancha Rodriguez, was a nobleman from Palencia. After the death of his father in 1231, he was the head of the Giron family.

Fanny Denoix des Vergnes

Fanny Denoix or Fanny Denoix des Vergnes was a French poet and writer who was lauded as "the muse of the Oise," the site of her well known poem, Jeanne Hachette, or the siege of Beauvais.

Gare de Chambly

The Gare de Chambly is a railway station located 500 metres from the centre of the commune of Chambly, France. It is on the Epinay-Villetaneuse–Le Treport-Mers railway and is served by TER Hauts-de-France trains from Paris to Beauvais. The SNCFs ...

Bevis

Bevis is a given name of Old French origin, meaning someone coming from Beauvais, in the Oise region, or; after the Norman French" belfils” or" beufitz” meaning fair or lovely son. It was not recorded in England until after the Norman Conquest in ...

Priory of Haute-Bruyere

The Priory of Haute-Bruyere, also known as the Priory of Our Lady of Haute-Bruyere is monastery of the Order of Fontevrault near Saint-Remy-lHonore in Yvelines, Ile-de-France received both men and women.

John Bethune

John Bethune may refer to: John Drinkwater Bethune 1762–1844, English army officer and military historian John Bethune principal 1791–1872, Canadian Anglican priest, and acting principal of McGill University from 1835 to 1846 John Bethune clergym ...

Patricia Bethune

Patricia Bethune is an American television actress. In 2019, she received Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series at the 46th Daytime Emmy Awards for her recurring performance as evil Nurse Mary Pat on the ABC ...

Frances Reynolds Keyser

Frances Reynolds Keyser was an American suffragist, clubwoman, and educator. She succeeded Victoria Earle Matthews as superintendent of the White Rose Mission in New York City, and was academic dean of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute ...

Mazie O. Tyson

Mazie Oylee Tyson was an American geographer who taught at historically-black colleges from the 1920s into the 1970s, including over twenty years at Tennessee State College.

Chateau de Rosny-sur-Seine

The Chateau de Rosny-sur-Seine is a chateau in the Louis XIII style, situated in Rosny-sur-Seine in Yvelines, on the left bank of the Seine, at a short driving distance from Paris by the road to Rouen. It is famous as the seat of Maximilien de Be ...