- NAME: Charles de Gaulle
- OCCUPATION: Military Leader, World Leader
- BIRTH DATE: November 22, 1890
- DEATH DATE: November 09, 1970
- EDUCATION: Military Academy of Saint-Cyr
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Lille, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Colombey-les-deux-Églises, France
- Full Name: Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle
- Full Name: Charles de Gaulle
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Charles de Gaulle rose from French soldier in World War I to exiled leader and, eventually, president of the Fifth Republic. He served as president from 1959 to 1969.
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