Paul Roger Leon FORAY

1 January 1888–10 July 1969 (Age 81)
Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

The Life of Paul Roger Leon

When Paul Roger Leon FORAY was born on 1 January 1888, his father, Gustave Leon Foray, was 28 and his mother, Marie Elisabeth PELLEGRIN, was 22. He married Marie Alexandrine Villetanerie on 21 June 1921, in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France. He died on 10 July 1969, in Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, at the age of 81.

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Paul Roger Leon FORAY
1888–1969
Marie Alexandrine Villetanerie
1888–
Marriage: 21 June 1921

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MARRIAGE
21 June 1921
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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World Events (8)

1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower

Age 1

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.
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 6

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.
1914 · World War I

Age 26

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

Origin unidentified.

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