Bernard Louis Claude Antoine Buffet

22 April 1893–15 January 1949 (Age 55)
Mirecourt, Vosges, Lorraine, France

The Life of Bernard Louis Claude Antoine

When Bernard Louis Claude Antoine Buffet was born on 22 April 1893, in Mirecourt, Vosges, Lorraine, France, his father, Pierre Buffet, was 38 and his mother, Sophie Joly, was 30. He married Marie-Pauline Claire Sainte-Claire-Deville on 5 October 1921, in Versailles, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France. He died on 15 January 1949, in Paris, Île-de-France, France, at the age of 55.

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Bernard Louis Claude Antoine Buffet
Marie-Pauline Claire Sainte-Claire-Deville
Marriage: 5 October 1921

Spouse and Children

5 October 1921
Versailles, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France

Parents and Siblings

    Pierre Buffet


    Sophie Joly




World Events (8)

1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 1

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.

Age 7

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · World War I

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of French Buffet, from Old French buffet, which meant variously ‘table’, ‘cupboard’, ‘stall’, or ‘cheap wine’.

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

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