Charles de Gaulle

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Noun1.Charles de Gaulle - French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)Charles de Gaulle - French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
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They were for joining the common market when kept out by Charles deGaulle, were against it when finally admitted, then for it in the 1975 referendum.
Who succeeded Charles DeGaulle as President of France?
Andre Malraux, the widely praised French writer and counselor to Charles DeGaulle (certainly not known for his philo-Semitism) tops off the list.
George Pompidou was just under 6 foot; Jacques Chirac and Valery Giscard d'Estaing were 6-foot-2; while the most iconic Frenchman of the 20th century and revered military hero, Charles DeGaulle, stood an impressive 6-foot-5 (soaring more than one entire foot over Sarkozy).
There is a famous and oft misquoted line from Charles DeGaulle stating that it is difficult to govern a country with so many cheeses.
Aa Much of the credit goes to France's President Charles DeGaulle, who had the courage and foresight to surmount wartime hatreds and lay the foundations for a peaceful, modern Europe.
Cops at Paris' Charles DeGaulle airport allegedly handcuffed the 'Tudors' actor after he challenged them to a brawl, as he was preparing to fly out of the country.
Former guests include the Queen, King Edward VII, Winston Churchill, Charles deGaulle and Charlie Chaplin.
John Malkovich's presidential assassin in "In The Line of Fire" and Edward Fox's stalker of Charles DeGaulle in "The Day of the Jackal" were relentless in their mission to eliminate a head of state.
Yet who would be in a better position to peaceably bring our troops home from Iraq with honor and minimal damage to military morale, a la Charles DeGaulle and 1950s Algeria?
The flight, which was en-route to Charles DeGaulle Airport and was carrying 136 passengers, touched down in Boston at approximately 20:00.
Thousands of customers worldwide, including new engagements with City of Paris, University of the South, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Asan Medical Center, the country of Singapore, Alstom, Charles DeGaulle Airport and City of Luzern.