Louis Dega

Louis Dega (born 1890, Marseilles , France – died 1945, French Guiana ) was a prisoner in the French Guiana Penitentiary of Devil’s Island . He was convicted of fraud and counterfeiting and sentenced to fifteen years’ imprisonment by France, where he became a companion of Henri Charrière (also known as Papillon ) for thirteen years. The two were first sentenced to a prison in Caen , France , until they embarked for South America in 1932. He had a younger brother namedBarranquilla prison in Colombia . Dega and Papillon had previously met before embarking to South America, and made a deal in which Dega paid Butterfly for protection. The two became best friends during their sentence.

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Desiree Clary

Bernardine Eugenie Desiree Clary (8 November 1777 – 17 December 1860), was Queen of Sweden and Norway as the consort of King Charles XIV John , a French General and founder of the House of Bernadotte , mother of Oscar I , and one-time fiancee of Napoleon Bonaparte . She officially changed her name to Desideria , which she did not use herself. [1]

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Fernand Cabrol

Fernand Cabrol (11 December 1855 – 4 June 1937) was a French theologian, Benedictine monk and noted writer on the history of Christian worship . [1]

Cabrol was born in Marseille . He became a prior of St. Michael’s Abbey in Farnborough, Hampshire in 1896, and abbot in 1903. He is best known for being a co-founder of the Dictionary of Christian Archeology and Liturgy , together with Henri Leclercq .

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Jean Cabannes

Jean Cabannes (b Marseille August 12, 1885 – St. Cyr-sur-Mer October 31, 1959) was a French physicist specializing in optics .

From 1910 to 1914 Cabannes Worked in the laboratory of Charles Fabry in Marseille on the topic lancé by Lord Rayleigh at the end of the 19th century of how gas molecules diffused light . In 1914 he showed that pure gases could scatter light. Reviews This was published in Comptes Rendus in 1915. (Please see reference.) His career Was Then interrupted for five years by World War I .

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Gaby Deslys

Gaby Deslys (born Marie-Elise-Gabrielle Cairo , November 4, 1881 – February 11, 1920) was a singer and actress of the early 20th century from Marseilles, France.It is an abbreviation of Gabrielle of the Lillies . During the 1910s She was exceedingly popular worldwide, making $ 4,000 a week in the United States alone. During the 1910s she Performed Several times we Broadway , at the Winter Garden Theater , and Performed in a show with a young Al Jolson . Her dancing was so popular that The Gaby Glide was named for her. [1] [2]

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August Alphonse Derbes

August Alphonse Derbes (May 8, 1818, Marseille – January 27, 1894, Marseille) was a French professor of naturalist , zoologist and botanist at the University of Marseilles who studied reproduction of sea ​​urchins and algae . [1]Derbès Was the first scientist to observe the fertilization of an egg in an animal When He detailed the process of forming an envelope around the gamete During sea urchin reproduction process has now Known to be associated with Ca 2+ release. [2] [3]

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Edmond Demolins

Edmond Demolins (1852-1907) was a French pedagogue .

Life and work

Edmond Demolins was born in 1852 in Marseille . He became a disciple of Pierre Guillaume Frederic le Play . He formed a small group of students Paul de Rousiers that puts in the Play ‘s salon every Monday in the 1870s. [1] The Program of Government and Social Organization Based on Comparative Observation of the Various Peoples (1881) was a collective work by members of the group with a preface by Le Play. [2] Demolines edited the bi-monthly Social Reform . [2] In 1885, three years after the death of Le Play, Henri de Tourville and Demolins split from the movement and founded a new journal,Social science . They brought with them a few members of Rousiers and Robert Pinot (1862-1926), future director of the Social Museum and Secretary-General of the Forges Committee . This small group is a true research team. [3]

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Henri Deluy

Henri Deluy (Born April 25, 1931 Marseille is a French poet . [1]

When Deluy was thirteen growing up in Aix-en-Provence he feels some of his poems to the local poet Blaise Cendrars . She answered by correcting some grammatical errors which served to Deluy. Five years later he interrupted his studies and hitchhiked England where he supported himself doing fruit-picking. He then decided to go to Sweden but while traveling through the Netherlands , he met his first wife and then he was in love with a new generation of ultra-modernist poets such as Adriaan Roland Holst . This proved to have a significant impact on his development as a writer.

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Marcel Bleibtreu

Marcel Bleibtreu (August 26, 1918 – December 25, 2001) was a French trotskyist activist and theorist.

Bleibtreu was born during his family’s refuge in Marseille from wartime bombing, Marcel Bleibtreu became a radical thinker as a child. After studies at the Condorcet high school, he studied medicine in Paris, and graduated in 1947. He joined the Bolshevik Leninist Group, the Trotskyist organization, in September 1936. By 1944 the Trotskyist was a member of the Internationalist Communist Party , (PCI), the French section of the Fourth International. Bleibtreu led workplace cells of the PCI around Puteaux-Suresnes-Nanterre under the pen-name Pierre Favre. In November 1944, he became an editor of the party’s newspaper, The Truth. He was named general secretary of the PCI in 1946, and led the party’s growth after its post-war legalization.

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Paul Boulet

Paul Marie Maurice Boulet (September 8, 1893, Marseille – July 27, 1982) was a French Christian Democrat politician.

Paul Boulet was born in Marseille and raised in Beziers and Montpellier . He studied medicine at the University of Montpellier . He served in the French Army during the First World War , initially as a stretcher-bearer and later as a medical officer. He was captured late in the war and held as a prisoner of war in Germany . For his services he was awarded the Croix de Guerre and was appointed Knight of the Legion of Honor in 1920, becoming an officer of the order in 1944.

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Édouard Brasey

Edward Brasey is a French novelist , essayist, scriptwriter and storyteller born on March 25, 1954. Author of more than seventy works, many of which have been translated into English, Russian, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. He specializes in the themes of the esoteric, fables, legends and fantasy. He won a prize of Imaginal in 2006 for The Little Encyclopedia of the Wonderful , and a prize Merlin in 2009 for his novel The Curse of the Ring . Subsequently, he has become essentially a novelist, notably published by Calmann-Lévy . His historical-esoteric thriller that was published in 2013, The Last Pope , anticipated theabdication of Benedict XVI .

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PPF Degrand

Peter Paul Francis Degrand (1787-1855) or PPF Degrand was a French-born broker and merchant in Boston , Massachusetts , in the 19th-century.

Degrand was born in Marseilles , France, and moved to Boston around 1803. [1] He was involved with the Boston Stock Exchange and the railroad; [2] [3] and published the Boston Weekly Report in the 1820s, [4] employing Edgar Allan Poe as a reporter. [5] Degrand lived on Pinckney Street in Beacon Hill . [6] Friends included John Quincy Adams . [7] He died on December 23, 1855 [1] and was buried in Forest Hills Cemetery . [8]Degrand bequeathed $ 120,000 to charity, a large part of the acquisition of French-language scientific texts for Harvard University . [1]

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Federico Umberto D’Amato

Federico Umberto d’Amato (1919 – 1 July 1996 [1] ) was an Italian secret agent, who led the Office of the Ministry of Interior (Italy) from the 1950s until the 1970s, when the activity of the intelligence service was undercover and


D’Amato was born in Marseille , and during World War II worked for the US Office of Strategic Services . After the end of the conflict, the North Atlantic Treaty Special Office, a link between NATO and the United States . [1]

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Sabin Berthelot

Sabin Berthelot (4 April 1794 – 10 November 1880) was a French naturalist and ethnologist . He was resident on the Canary Islands for part of his life, and co-authored The Natural History of the Canary Islands (1835-50) with Philip Barker Webb .

Berthelot was the son of a Marseilles merchant. He joined the French Navy and served as a midshipman during the Napoleonic Wars . After the war he joined the merchant fleet, traveling between Marseilles and the West Indies . He first visited the Canary Islands in 1820, where he taught at a school in Tenerife and managed the botanical gardens at Orotavafor the Marquis of Villanueva del Prato .

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Rostaing Berenguier

Rostanh or Rostaing Berenguier de Marselha was an early fourteenth-century troubadour and Hospitaller from Marseille . He was a friend of the Grand Master Folco del Vilaret . The earliest biographical notice we have about Rostanh is the brief but unreliable biography in Jean de Nostredame . He is one of only three known troubadours to compose estampidas , the others being Raimbaut de Vaqueiras (who composed the first one, Kalenda maia ) and Cerverí de Girona (who composed four). [1] Rostanh composed only one: The dousa pariah. His songs are preserved in the manuscript called “Giraud”, where the first one is a long canso in honor of his Folco boss.

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Erick Benzi

Erick Benzi (born March 1, 1959 in Marseille , France) is a French musician, songwriter, composer and record producer.

He is the former member of group Canada (formed by Jacques Veneruso , Gildas Arzel and Gwenn Arzel ). Benzi is one of the biggest and most requested Francophone producers. Since 1990s, Jean-Jacques Goldman , Celine Dion , Anggun and others. Benzi owns a recording studio in The Moon Boat. He is also the editor of the Erk Music Company .

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Jacques Baumel

Jacques Baumel was a French politician. He was born on March 6, 1918 in Marseille and died on February 17, 2006 in Rueil-Malmaison . He was a French resistance fighter (under the aliases’ Saint-Just ”, ” Berneix ” or ‘Rossini’), deputy in the National Assembly , a Senator , a leading leader of the Gaullist movement , and the Secretary of State and mayor of Rueil-Malmaison .

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Pierre Henri Joseph Baume

Pierre Henri Joseph Baume (1797-1875) was a French socialist , active in England .


Balm was born at Marseille . When he was still young, his father moved to Naples and the boy was placed in a military college there. In his eighteenth year, he became private secretary to King Ferdinand . He left Italy and came to England about 1825, where he associated with the advocates of social change. In 1832, he took out letters of naturalization. He was, in succession, a preacher of the doctrine of ‘reforming optimism, a theatrical manager, the curator and owner of some experimental model gardens’ near Holloway , and a promoter in Manchester of public-houses without intoxicating drinks.

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Jean-François de Bastide

Jean-François de Bastide (July 15, 1724, Marseille – July 4, 1798, Milan aged 73) was an 18th-century French writer and playwright.

The sound of a magistrate from Provence, Bastide was a polygraph : he wrote novels ( Story of a nun by herself , “Universal Library of Novels”, May 1786, 24 pp. In-16), theater plays, critics, and was also a journalist and a compilator. As a journalist, he published The New Spectator (1758-60), The World as It Is (1760-61), Journal de Bruxelles or The Thinker (1766-67), etc. He also directed the “Universal Library of Novels” from 1779 to 1789.

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Dominique Barrière

Dominique Barriere (c.1622-1678) was a French painter and engraver .


Barrier was born at Marseilles in about 1622. He was most likely in Rome, where he had a considerable number of plates, after Claude and other landscape painters, and other subjects. They are neatly etched in the manner of Stefano della Bella . He died in Rome in 1678. He sometimes signed his plate, Dominicus Barriere Massiliensis, and sometimes with the cipher which is the mark used by Domenico del Barbiere , and their mistakes are very different. [1]

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Cesar Baldaccini

Caesar (Born Cesare Baldaccini, January 1, 1921 – December 6, 1998), also referred to as Cesar Baldaccini , was a noted French sculptor .

Caesar was at the forefront of the New Realism movement with his radical compressions (compacted automobiles, discarded metal, gold rubbish), expansions (polyurethane foam sculptures), and fantastic representations of animals and insects.

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Joseph Autran

Joseph Autran (June 20, 1813 – March 6, 1877) was a French poet.


Autran was born in Marseille . In 1832 he addressed an ode to Alphonse de Lamartine , who was then at Marseilles on his way to the East. Lamartine persuaded the young man’s father to allow him to follow his poetic instinct, and Autran became Lamartine’s faithful disciple from then on.

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Laurent d’Arvieux

Laurent d’Arvieux (June 21, 1635 – October 30, 1702) was a French traveler and diplomat born in Marseille . [1]

He was known for his travels in the Middle East , which began in 1654 as a merchant in the Ottoman port of Smyrna . From 1658 traveled across the Levant (Lebanon, Syria and Palestine) and in 1666 visited Tunis . Later he returned to France, and in 1674-75 was assigned as consul to Algiers , then later served as consul to Aleppo from 1679 to 1686.

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Sylvie Andrieux

Sylvie Andrieux (born December 15, 1961 in Marseille ) is a member of the National Assembly of France . She represents the department of Bouches-du-Rhone , and sat initially as a member of Socialist, radical, citizen and various left . [1] She is Implicated in the scandal of misappropriation of the Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur subsidies [2]

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Alonzo (rapper)

Kassim Djae , better known by his stage name Alonzo , is a French rapper and singer of Comorian descent who is signed to Def Jam France.

He started rapping from 2002 onwards and was part of the Marseille -based hip-hop band Psy 4 of the Rime [1] as Segnor Alonzo alongside the band members Don Vincenzo (real name Illiassa Issilame), Soprano (real name Saïd M’Roubaba) and DJ Sya Styles (real name Rachid Aït Baar).

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Marie Allard

Marie Allard (1742-1802) was a French ballerina. She debuted in the Paris Opera in 1761.

Marie Allard was born in 1742 to a poor family in Marseille . At the age of 10, she was offered to a Monsieur V. and the Comédie de Marseille. Her mother died two years later and Marie est devenu a dancer (dancer first) of the Lyon Opera. By the age of 14, she was employed at the Comedie-Française and lived in a small apartment in Paris. Shortly after beginning her studies with balletmaster Gaetan Vestris , she became his lover. In 1760 she gave birth to her, Auguste Vestris . [1]

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Saïd Ahamada

Said Ahamada is a French politician. He was born in Reunion , and he is of Comorian descent. [1] He holds a master’s degree in finance. [1] Since 18 June 2017, he has been member of the National Assembly for the 7th district of Bouches-du-Rhône , which includes part of the 14th arrondissement of Marseille and its 15th and 16th arrondissements. [1]

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Louis Amédée Achard

Louis Amedee Eugene Achard (April 19, 1814 – March 25, 1875) was a prolific French novelist.

Achard was born in Marseille . After Algiers , he went to Toulouse , and then to Marseille , where he became a journalist and wrote for the Semaphore. He moved to Paris, where he wrote for the Green-Green , the Entracte , the Charivari , and the Epoch . Achard wrote extensively for the Epoch , even writing for his colleagues when they lacked inspiration. He then collaborated in the satirical journal The PamphletFiorentino, who he had defamed. While still convalescent, he left for Italy with the French Army to cover the war for the Journal des Débats .

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