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Louis BARTHAS

French Louis BARTHAS

French cooper, author, socialist, and a veteran of the First World War

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Born: on July 14, 1879 in Homps, Aude, France
Died: on May 04, 1952 in Peyriac-Minervois, Aude, France


Biography

Louis Barthas was born to Jean, a cooper, and Louise Barthas, a seamstress, in Homps, Aude in 1879.

At the outbreak of the First World War, Louis Barthas was a cooper in Peyriac-Minervois, a job he returned to after the armistice. A socialist activist, he participated in the creation of the union of agricultural workers and shared the peaceful ideas of Jean Jaurès.

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