Charles de Gaulle

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22/11/1890
France Charles de Gaulle is born in Lille
25/08/1944
France Free French and American forces liberate Paris, =per= becomes leader of the provisional French government.
01/06/1958
France General Charles de Gaulle becomes premier of France.
21/12/1958
France General Charles de Gaulle wins the presidential elections in France with a massive majority
08/01/1959
France General Charles de Gaulle is proclaimed first President of the new Fifth Republic in France during a brief ceremony at the Elysée Palace in Paris.
22/08/1962
France Terrorists attack Charles de Gaulle but he escapes with only minor injuries caused by flying glass.
27/11/1967
France The French president, Charles de Gaulle, vetoes Britain's application to join the Common Market (predecessor of the EC)
09/11/1970
France Charles de Gaulle dies of a heart attack at the age of 79.
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