Famous French Military Leaders
Joan of Arc
Photographer, Explorer, Filmmaker, Inventor, Military Leader, Scientist / 1910 - 1997
Jacques Cousteau was a French undersea explorer, researcher, photographer and documentary host who invented diving and scuba devices, including the Aqua-Lung. He also conducted underwater expeditions and produced films and television series, including the Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.
Military Leader, Emperor / 1808 - 1873
Napoleon III, the nephew of Napoleon I, was emperor of France from 1852 to 1870. His downfall came during the Franco-Prussian War, when his efforts to defeat Otto Von Bismarck ended in his capture.
Charles de Gaulle
Military Leader, World Leader / 1890 - 1970
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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