Jean Bille

27 May 1905–21 April 1985 (Age 79)
Brabant, Belgium

The Life of Jean

Jean Bille was born on 27 May 1905, in Brabant, Belgium. He married Eléonore De Mot on 4 June 1929. He died on 21 April 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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Jean Bille
Eléonore De Mot
Marriage: 4 June 1929

Spouse and Children

4 June 1929
Bruxelles, Brabant, Belgique

World Events (3)


Age 9

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

Age 15

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Age 15

Belgium signs military alliance with France.

Name Meaning

Danish:1. altered form of Bielde , a Danish noble name. 2. from the Old Norse personal name Bille meaning ‘axe’, ‘hatchet’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jean Bille - Government record: birth-name: Jean Bille

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