Marie-Georges PICQUART

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World Wars & Contemporary Wars, Other, French Minister and Secretary of state (before French Fifth Republic)

FrenchBorn Marie-Georges PICQUART

French army officer and Minister of War, best known for his role in the Dreyfus Affair

Born on September 6, 1854 in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin , France

Died on January 19, 1914 in Amiens, Somme , France

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Picquart began his military career in 1872, graduating from the Ecole Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr as fifth in his year. Picquart served as an infantry officer in France before seeing service in Indochina. He subsequently studied at the General Staff Academy (l'école d'État-major) where he was second in his class, before becoming a lecturer at the War Academy (l'École supérieure de guerre). One of his students at the latter institute was Alfred Dreyfus. ...   Picquart began his military career in 1872, graduating from the Ecole Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr as fifth in his year. Picquart served as an infantry officer in France before seeing service in Indochina. He subsequently studied at the General Staff Academy (l'école d'État-major) where he was second in his class, before becoming a lecturer at the War Academy (l'École supérieure de guerre). One of his students at the latter institute was Alfred Dreyfus.



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