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About Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle (Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle) was a French general and politician.
He was the leader of Free France, as well as the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic. In 1958, he was elected as the 18th President of France. He was the dominant figure of the country during the Cold War. He became popular for his "Politics of Grandeur", stating that France should not rely on other countries.
He is considered one of the best French presidents of all time.
His Personal Life
He was married to Yvonne Vendroux for almost 50 years and they had 3 children together. His daughter Anne had Down's syndrome and died of pneumonia at the age of 20. He died from a ruptured blood vessel at the age of 79.
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Famous quotes by Charles de Gaulle
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.Charles de Gaulle
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.Charles de Gaulle
France has lost the battle but she has not lost the war.Charles de Gaulle
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.Charles de Gaulle
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.Charles de Gaulle
I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.Charles de Gaulle
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.Charles de Gaulle
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.Charles de Gaulle
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.Charles de Gaulle
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?Charles de Gaulle
It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge.Charles de Gaulle
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.Charles de Gaulle
Old age is a shipwreck.Charles de Gaulle
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.Charles de Gaulle
Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.Charles de Gaulle
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.Charles de Gaulle
The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.Charles de Gaulle
The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.Charles de Gaulle
The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.Charles de Gaulle
You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think of, plus some that are beyond imagination.Charles de Gaulle
You'll live. Only the best get killed.Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle's Popularity
Charles de Gaulle was a famous French general and politician, who was born on November 22, 1890. As a person born on this date, Charles de Gaulle is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (November 22) and the 5th most popular for the year (1890).
People born on November 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Charles de Gaulle is the 342nd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Charles de Gaulle's birthday, Charles de Gaulle is the 27th most famous French.
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