The politician Charles de died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Leader of the World War II-era French Free Forces who led a government in exile against France’s pro-German Vichy government from London and Africa. After the war he founded and was the first president of the French Fifth Republic from 1959 to 1969.
He married Yvonne Charlotte Anne Marie Vendroux in April of 1921. Together, the couple had three children.
“The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines.” (Charles de Gaulle)
“The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.” (Charles de Gaulle)
“Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.” (Charles de Gaulle)
“Don’t ask me who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life.” (Charles de Gaulle)
“I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.” (Charles de Gaulle)