Marcel Florentin Benoit Hippolyte Dubus

18 January 1888–17 May 1953 (Age 65)
Auxi-le-Château, Pas-de-Calais, France

The Life of Marcel Florentin Benoit Hippolyte

When Marcel Florentin Benoit Hippolyte Dubus was born on 18 January 1888, in Auxi-le-Château, Pas-de-Calais, France, his father, Leandre Dubus, was 29 and his mother, Marie Francoise Amelie Ducatel, was 20. He married Juliette Antoinette Leservoisier on 7 October 1921, in Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 17 May 1953, in Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France, at the age of 65.

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Marcel Florentin Benoit Hippolyte Dubus
Juliette Antoinette Leservoisier
Marriage: 7 October 1921
Andre Marcel Louis Dubus
Gilbert Maurice Georges Dubus

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7 October 1921
Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, 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

French: topographic name for someone who lived in the lower part of a village, from bas ‘low’.

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