Tag Archives: France

Grégoire Solotareff

Grégoire Solotareff is ArtDoc, WriterDoc and more

Grégoire Solotareff (* 8. August 1953 in Alexandria) is a french author and illustrator of childrens books.

Primarily he had been working as medical doctor. In 1997 he got a German youth literature prize for “Du groß, und ich klein”.

Grégoire Solotareff (* 8. August 1953 in Alexandria) ist ein französischer Autor und Illustrator von Kinderbüchern.

Solotareff war zuerst als Arzt tätig und lebt zurzeit in Paris. Im Jahre 1997 erhielt er den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis für das Buch Du groß, und ich klein. Auf Deutsch sind nur einige seiner Werke erschienen, u. a. auch das Kleine Museum, in dem knapp 150 Ausschnitte aus Gemälden Begriffe von Adler bis Zylinder zeigen. Continue reading Grégoire Solotareff

Thierry Benderitter

Thierry Benderitter is EgyptologyDoc

My taste for Ancient Egypt dates back some thirty years and was fed by numerous trips there, which allowed me to accumulate a large collection of photographs and make many friends. Despite a very involved job, I was able to study hieroglyphs for several years at the Kheops Institute (Paris), in addition to attending many educational courses and conferences.
My main areas of interest are in the religious and funerary aspects of this brilliant civilisation, which naturally led me to the interesting study of tombs and mastabas. Curiously, though, the pyramids do not interest me.

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Joseph-Ignace Guillotin

Joseph-Ignace Guillotin was PoliticDoc and NOT InventorDoc

Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (French pronunciation: ​[ɡijɔtɛ̃]; 28 May 1738 – 26 March 1814) was a French physician, politician and freemason who proposed on 10 October 1789 the use of a device to carry out death penalties in France, as a less painful method of execution. While he did not invent the guillotine, and in fact opposed the death penalty, his name became an eponym for it. The actual inventor of the prototype was Antoine Louis. Continue reading Joseph-Ignace Guillotin

Bernhard Kouchner

Bernhard Kouchner is PoliticDoc and CharityDoc

Bernard Kouchner (born 1 November 1939) is a French politician and physician. He is the co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Médecins du Monde. From 2007 until 2010, he was the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs in the center-right Fillon government under president Nicolas Sarkozy, although he had been in the past a minister in socialist governments. In 2010, the Jerusalem Post considered Bernard Kouchner the 15th most influential Jew in the world.[1] Since 2015 Kouchner is workstream leader for the AMU (Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine), where he contributes his expertise in healthcare. Continue reading Bernhard Kouchner

Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré

Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré is AstronautDoc and PoliticDoc

Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré (born 13 May 1957) is a French doctor, politician, and former astronaut with the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (1985–1999) and the European Space Agency (1999–2002). 1996 she was on the Mir and 2001 on the ISS. Continue reading Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré

Raphaëla Le Gouvello

Raphaëla Le Gouvello is PioneerSuperSurfDoc, BusinessDoc, WriterDoc, CharityDoc and NaturalistDoc

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In 60 days she just crossed the Indian Ocean as first human being on her 7,80 Meter long surf-board and she arrived on June 8th, 2006 in Réunion!
She was the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 2000.
Then she was the first person to cross the Mediterranian Sea in 2002
In 2003 she even crossed the Pacific Ocean from Lima to Tahiti in 89 days as pioneer! Continue reading Raphaëla Le Gouvello

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer is OrganDoc, CharityDoc, MuseumDoc, TheologyDoc, PhilosophyDoc, NobelPrizeDoc, PeaceDoc, WriterDoc, MusicologyDoc, StampDoc, CoinDoc, CoverDoc, InventorDoc, InstrumentBuilderDoc

Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a German—and later French—theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa, also known for his historical work on Jesus. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine, at that time part of the German Empire, though he considered himself French[citation needed] and wrote mostly in French. Continue reading Albert Schweitzer

Jean-Christophe Rufin

Jean-Christophe Rufin

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Jean-Christophe Rufin, June 2013
Born 28 June 1952 (age 63)
Bourges, France
Occupation Diplomat
Physician
Writer
Known for Member of the Académie française

Jean-Christophe Rufin (born 28 June 1952) is a French doctor, diplomat, historian, globetrotter and novelist. He is the president of Action Against Hunger, one of the founders of Médecins Sans Frontières and the second youngest member of the Académie française. He was Ambassador of France in Senegal from 2007 to June 2010. Continue reading Jean-Christophe Rufin