Nicolas Galland

18 April 1804–15 June 1860 (Age 56)
Puttigny, Moselle, Lorraine, France

The Life of Nicolas

When Nicolas Galland was born on 18 April 1804, in Puttigny, Moselle, Lorraine, France, his father, Dominique Galland, was 24 and his mother, Marie Thérèse Grandjean, was 24. He married Anne Marguerite Macet on 13 July 1829, in Gelvécourt-et-Adompt, Vosges, Lorraine, France. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 15 June 1860, in Adompt, Vosges, Lorraine, France, at the age of 56.

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Nicolas Galland
Anne Marguerite Macet
Marriage: 13 July 1829
Louis Joseph Henry Zéphirin Galland
Auguste Emile Galland
Selis Rosaly Galland

Spouse and Children

13 July 1829
Gelvécourt-et-Adompt, Vosges, Lorraine, France


Parents and Siblings


    Marie Thérèse Grandjean




    Jean Dominique Galland



    Marie Anne Galland


World Events (5)


Age 11

Restoration and constitutional monarchy (Louis XVIII, Charles X). Revolution of 1830. Reign of Louis-Philippe. Economic prosperity. Rapid development of industrialization. First railways. First colonies established.
1815 · The 100 Days

Age 11

The hundred days referred to the days when Napoleon arrived after escaping exile and the date that Louis XVIII returned to Paris. It ended when Napoleon was captured again.
1836 · Arc de Triomphe

Age 32

The Arc de Triomphe was made specifically right before Napoleon I victory in Austerlitz in 1806 and took 30 years to build. Sadly Napoleon I would not live to see the creation finished. It’s name means triumphal arch. Assassination attempts were made on both Charles De Gaulle and Jacques Chirac from this location. Even though its name means triumph it has seen many times where Germans triumphally marched under it after winning battles.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Galant .

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

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