Celina Simon

19 July 1866–25 December 1954 (Age 88)
Haudainville, Meuse, Lorraine, France

The Life of Celina

Celina Simon was born on 19 July 1866, in Haudainville, Meuse, Lorraine, France as the daughter of Gabriel Simon and Marie Jeanne Bourgen. She died on 25 December 1954, at the age of 88.

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Gabriel Simon
Marie Jeanne Bourgen
Celina Simon
1866–1954

Parents and Siblings

    Gabriel Simon

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    Marie Jeanne Bourgen

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World Events (3)

1870

Age 4

Franco-Prussian war resulted in the loss of Alsace and Lorraine and the fall of Napoleon III. Paris Commune (1871).
1870 · Franco-Prussian War

Age 4

On July 19, 1870 France declared war on Prussia the south German states. The French forces were only 200,000 strong while the Prussian forces were 400,000. On September 1, 1870 the Battle of Sedan took place and Napoleon III along with 83,000 forces surrendered to the Germans. After this happened on October 7 the French minister made an escape from Paris in a balloon. Twenty days later Paris was seized.
1871 · The 3rd French Republic

Age 5

When the second empire fell the third republic took over. This saw the suppression of Paris Commune and Constitutional Laws. During this time the Dreyfus Affair took place. This was also during the time of WWI.

Name Meaning

A name from the Normans from the scriptural name Shimón (in English Simeon), which has been variously translated as "one who hears and grants a petition," "favourable hearing," "gracious hearing," and "hearing with acceptance," from "shama," to hear. A nickname is Sim. Sìm is a Gaelic form of Simon. Sims is a male name derived from Simon.

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