Gustave Thirion

1902–1987 (Age 85)
Farschviller, Moselle, Lorraine, France

The Life of Gustave

When Gustave Thirion was born on 31 January 1902, in Farschviller, Moselle, Lorraine, France, his father, Nicolas Thirion, was 35 and his mother, Marie Elisabeth Hector, was 31. He married Marguerite Donnaté on 20 October 1930, in Farschviller, Moselle, Lorraine, France. He died on 6 September 1987, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Gustave Thirion
Marguerite Donnaté
Marriage: 20 October 1930

Spouse & Children

20 October 1930
Farschviller, Moselle, Lorraine, France

Parents & Siblings

  • Nicolas Thirion


  • Marie Elisabeth Hector




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World Events (8)

1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 3

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.
1914 · World War I

Age 12

On July 31, 1914 French socialist leader, Jean Jaurés was murdered. A few days later Germany starts plans to invade France. Britain then started to occupy France. The battles that took place in France were First Battle of the Marne, Gallipoli, Jutland, Battle of Verdun, Battle of the Somme, and the Brusilov Offensive. 25 percent of the allied military deaths that happened in World War I were from France. Between civilian and military deaths France lost 1,697,800 people and 4,266,000 were wounded.

Age 37

Second World War. Defeat and occupation by Germany. General de Gaulle leads the Resistance from London and Algiers. Allied victory came on May 8, 1945.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Thiry, a variant of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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