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Arnaud BELTRAME

French Arnaud BELTRAME

Lieutenant colonel in the French Gendarmerie nationale

Source :  Benoit MAURY

Born: on April 18, 1973 in Étampes, France
Died: on March 24, 2018 in Carcassonne, Languedoc Roussillon, France


Biography

He was killed by a terrorist at Trèbes after having exchanged himself for a hostage. French President Emmanuel Macron said that Beltrame deserved "the respect and admiration of the whole nation." For his bravery and adherence to duty he was posthumously promoted to colonel and made a Commander of the Legion of Honour.

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