Jean Amouriaux


Brief Life History of Jean

When Jean Amouriaux was born in 1915, in Saint-Rémy-du-Plein, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France, his father, Célestin Amouriaux, was 42 and his mother, Anna Marie Mathurine Chalmel, was 38. He married Louise Roussel in 1941, in France. He died in 2000, in Aubigné, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France, at the age of 85.

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Jean Amouriaux
Louise Roussel
Marriage: 1941

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    World Events (8)

    1920 · Treaty of Versailles 

    Age 5

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


    Age 9

    Chamonix, France hosts Winter Olympic Games.


    Age 24

    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

    Like Jane and Joan , a medieval variant of Old French Je(h)anne. Towards the end of the Middle Ages this form became largely confined to Scotland. In the 20th century it became more widely used in the English-speaking world and enjoyed a period of great popularity, but it is now out of fashion. Among numerous well-known and influential bearers are the British novelists Jean Plaidy ( Eleanor Hibbert , 1910–93 ) and Jean Rhys ( Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams , 1894–1979 ), British actress Jean Simmons ( 1929–2010 ), and American-born actress Jean Seberg ( 1938–79 ). It is also found as a variant spelling of the masculine name Gene .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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