Quotes by Charles de Gaulle

About Charles de Gaulle:

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle was a French general, resistant, writer and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, he founded the Fifth Republic and was elected as the 18th President of France, until his resignation in 1969. He was the dominant figure of France during the Cold War era and his memory continues to influence French politics.

Author Bio

  • NameCharles de Gaulle
  • Descriptioneighteenth President of the French Republic
  • AliasesCharles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle
  • BornNovember 22, 1890
  • DiedNovember 9, 1970
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionOfficer; Statesman; Memoirist; Military Theorist
  • AwardsGrand Cross Of The National Order Of Merit; Grand Cross Of The Legion Of Honour; Knight Grand Cross With Collar Of The Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic; Knight Grand Cross Of The Royal Victorian Order; Companion Of The Liberation