Claude Michel

13 August 1859–1 March 1878 (Age 18)
Gorze, Moselle, Lorraine, France

The Life of Claude

When Claude Michel was born on 13 August 1859, in Gorze, Moselle, Lorraine, France, his father, Aguste Michel, was 37 and his mother, Margueritte Robert, was 32. He died on 1 March 1878, in his hometown, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Aguste Michel
1822–1939
Margueritte Robert
1826–1889
Nicolas Michel
1849–1850
Marie Michel
1851–1852
Hyppolyte Michel
1853–
Elizabeth Michel
1856–
Claude Michel
1859–1878
Marie Michel
1862–1892
Eugene Michel
1865–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Nicolas Michel

    Male1849–1850Male

    Marie Michel

    Female1851–1852Female

    Male1853–Male

    Elizabeth Michel

    Female1856–Female

    Male1859–1878Male

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World Events (3)

1864 · Champs-Élysées  Avenue

Age 5

Champs-Élysées is over 6,000 feet long and over 200 feet wide. The name is French for Elysian Fields were in Greek mythology was the paradise for the dead heroes. It is one of the oldest avenues in France and is also the location of the Arc de Triomphe. 
1870

Age 11

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 11

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.

Name Meaning

1 French, German, and Dutch: from the personal name Michel ( see Michael ).2 Basque: variant from the personal name Mitxel, equivalent of Michael .3 Polish: from a variant of the personal name Michał ( see Michael ).

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

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