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Françoise DIOR

French Françoise DIOR

French socialite and post-war Nazi underground financier

Source :  David PAZGRATJacques Claude JAMETFrançois VERLESjeaneliePierre S OLEILChristian Georges Noël HENOT

Born: on April 07, 1932 in Paris, France
Died: on January 20, 1993 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France


Born in Paris, Dior was the only child of Raymond Dior, a Communist International sympathizer who embraced radicalism and subversive ideas. He was a proponent of the '200 families' theory in that all the world's problems rest with them. Being an heir to the Dior Frères fertilizer fortune, he married the former Madeleine Leblanc. Raymond was the brother of Christian Dior.

Françoise grew up in France during the Nazi occupation, and a historian has stated "one of [Françoise Dior's] sweetest memories was the compliment of an SS-man, 'What a beautiful little Aryan girl.'"

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