Auguste Defrère

1 November 1866–3 April 1953 (Age 86)
Brandeville, Meuse, Lorraine, France

The Life of Auguste

When Auguste Defrère was born on 1 November 1866, in Brandeville, Meuse, Lorraine, France, his father, Prosper Joseph Defrere, was 35 and his mother, Marie Josephine Petit, was 24. He married Louise Joséphine Riguet on 12 December 1894, in 2nd arrondissement, Paris, Île-de-France, France. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 3 April 1953, in Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France, at the age of 86.

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Auguste Defrère
Louise Joséphine Riguet
Marriage: 12 December 1894
Augustine Eugenie Defrère
Emilienne Augustine Georgette Defrère
Louis Auguste Defrère

Spouse and Children

12 December 1894
2nd arrondissement, Paris, Île-de-France, France


Parents and Siblings

    Prosper Joseph Defrere


    Marie Josephine Petit




    Marie Therese Defrere



World Events (8)


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.
1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower

Age 23

The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.

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