Jean Léopold Léon Victor Guillaume BUFFIN DE CHOSAL

3 December 1896–12 August 1953 (Age 56)
Brussels, Belgium

The Life of Jean Léopold Léon Victor Guillaume

When Jean Léopold Léon Victor Guillaume BUFFIN DE CHOSAL was born on 3 December 1896, in Brussels, Belgium, his father, Victor Désiré Achille Léopold BUFFIN DE CHOSAL, was 29 and his mother, Jeanne Cécile Hélène Marie BARBANSON, was 27. He married Elisabeth DE LANNOY on 11 August 1921, in Brasschaat, Antwerp, Belgium. He died on 12 August 1953, in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, at the age of 56.

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Jean Léopold Léon Victor Guillaume BUFFIN DE CHOSAL
Elisabeth DE LANNOY
Marriage: 11 August 1921

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11 August 1921
Brasschaat, Antwerp, Belgium

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 9

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.

Age 18

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.

Name Meaning

English:1. possibly of Flemish origin, from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bufo. 2. alternatively, perhaps, from a diminutive of Old French bufe, buffe ‘blow’, ‘slap in the face’, hence probably a nickname for a rough or uncouth man.

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

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