charles a. j. marie de gaulle

de Gaulle

[duh gohl, gawl]
Charles André Joseph Marie [chahrlz ahn-drey joh-zuhf muh-ree; French sharl ahn-drey zhoh-zef ma-ree] , 1890–1970, French general and statesman: president 1959–69. Unabridged
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de Gaulle (French də ɡol)
Charles (André Joseph Marie) (ʃarl). 1890--1970, French general and statesman. During World War II, he refused to accept Pétain's armistice with Germany and founded the Free French movement in England (1940). He was head of the provisional governments (1944--46) and, as first president of the Fifth Republic (1959--69), he restored political and economic stability to France

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