Maurice Gamelin

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Birthday
20, 1872
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 18, 1958 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1872
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 18, 1958 (85)

About

Army general who served as Commander-in-Chief of the French Armed Forces during World War II.

Before Fame

He was in charge of the French Army's military objectives in Brazil.

Trivia

He was defeated by German troops in the Battle of France.

Family Life

His father was a war veteran who had fought in the Battle of Solferino.

Associated With

He was defeated by Adolf Hitler 's Axis troops in 1940. As a result, Paris fell under Nazi control.