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Georges ARNAUD

French Georges ARNAUD

born Henri GIRARD

French author

Source :  Jean Francois CHARPENTIERJosiane ALVAREZFrédéric THEBAULTMarie Chantal FRECHOUpelissan2Patrick ROUYER

Born: on July 16, 1917 in Montpellier, Hérault, France
Died: on March 04, 1987 in Barcelone, Spain


Biography

Georges Arnaud, was a writer, investigative journalist, and political activist all his life.

After obtaining the baccalauréat, he studied letters, then went to Paris; He obtained his law degree in 1938.

During the night of 24 to 25 October 1941, Henri's father (deputy archivist at the Vichy Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a heavy responsibility...), his aunt and a servant were murdered in the family castle. Henri Girard, the only survivor, gives the alarm in the morning to the keepers of the domain.

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