Yvonne Victorine Ismérie Duriez

23 March 1902–26 January 1986 (Age 83)
Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France

The Life of Yvonne Victorine Ismérie

When Yvonne Victorine Ismérie Duriez was born on 23 March 1902, in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France, her father, Emile Florentin Duriez, was 42 and her mother, Fidéline Marie Joseph Lebas, was 37. She died on 26 January 1986, in Valenciennes, Nord, France, at the age of 83.

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Emile Florentin Duriez
Fidéline Marie Joseph Lebas
Yvonne Victorine Ismérie Duriez

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    Emile Florentin Duriez


    Fidéline Marie Joseph Lebas




World Events (3)

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.
1920 · Treaty of Versailles 

Age 18

The Treaty of Versailles was signed in Paris to formally end WWI. It established Peace between the allied forces and set guidelines for Germany.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Durie, a place in Fife, named from Gaelic dobhar ‘stream’ + the locative suffix -ach.2 French (Walloon): variant of Dury , from Walloon ri ‘stream’.

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

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