"BIRTHPLACE OF GENERAL DE GAULLE" General de Gaulle Museum Tip by mel_bee

General de Gaulle Museum, Lille: 2 reviews and 1 photos

  Birthplace of General de Gaulle
by mel_bee

Now a museum, the house where De Gaulle was born is situated in rue Princesse number 9. He was born here in 1890 and was president of the French Republic from 1959-1968. He is famous for his call to resist Nazi occupation in 1940 and for founding the Fifth Republic. He died in 1970.

Address: 9 rue Princess, LILLE
Phone: 00 33 3 20 31 96 03
Website: http://www.charles-de-gaulle.org/pages/maison-natale.php

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  • Written Mar 27, 2004
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