Louis Gamand

Brief Life History of Louis

When Louis Gamand was born on 25 September 1892, in Ambazac, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France, his father, Pierre Gamand, was 40 and his mother, Anne Balabaud, was 37. He died on 28 November 1966, in Saint-Laurent-les-Églises, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France, at the age of 74.

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Pierre Gamand
Anne Balabaud
Léonard Gamand
Jean Gamand
Marie Gamand
Marguerite Gamand
Henri Gamand
Louis Gamand
Marie Gamand

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    1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

    The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.


    Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1914 · World War I

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Pierre, Adelard, Antoine, Benoit, Gilles, Jacques, Jean-Marie, Jeremie, Lucien, Raoul.


    nickname or status name from the Old French legal term garant ‘guarantor’.

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

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