Étienne Paul Benoist

1 April 1901–28 September 1954 (Age 53)
Senlis, Oise, Picardie, France

The Life of Étienne Paul

Étienne Paul Benoist was born on 1 April 1901, in Senlis, Oise, Picardie, France as the son of Paul Benoist and Élisabeth Martin. He married Evelyne Marie Jeanne de Colombel on 20 December 1948. He died on 28 September 1954, in Ully-Saint-Georges, Oise, Picardie, France, at the age of 53.

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Étienne Paul Benoist
Evelyne Marie Jeanne de Colombel
Marriage: 20 December 1948

Spouse and Children

20 December 1948
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, France

Parents and Siblings

    Paul Benoist


    Élisabeth Martin




World Events (3)

1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 4

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.
1914 · World War I

Age 13

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.
1920 · Treaty of Versailles 

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

Variant of French Benoit .

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

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