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Joseph Simon GALLIENI

French Joseph Simon GALLIENI

French soldier, most active as a military commander and administrator in the French colonies

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Born: on April 24, 1849 in Saint-Béat, France
Died: on May 27, 1916 in Versailles, France


Biography

Gallieni was born in Saint-Beat, in the department of Haute-Garonne. He was educated at the Prytanée Militaire in La Flèche, and then the École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr, becoming a Second Lieutenant in the 3rd Marine Infantry Regiment before serving in the Franco-Prussian War. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1873 and Captain in 1878. He was later posted to Africa in the mid-1870s, taking part in explorations and various military expeditions.

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