Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz

Birth Name:
Geneviève de Gaulle
Birth Date:
October 25, 1920
Birth Place:
Saint-Jean-de-Valériscle, France
Death Date:
February 14, 2002
Place of Death:
Paris, France
Age:
81
Cause of Death:
Undisclosed illness
Cemetery Name:
Le Panthéon
Claim to Fame:
Historical Figure
Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz was a member of the French Resistance and served as president of ATD Quart Monde. The International Movement ATD Fourth World is a nonprofit organization which aims towards the eradication of chronic poverty through a human-rights based approach. Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz is one of only five women buried in Le Panthéon.

Fun Fact

Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz was interred in the Panthéon in May 2015 as part of a symbolic ceremony. Instead of her remains, Gaulle-Anthonioz’s coffin contains soil from her grave, as the resistance worker expressed the wish to be buried with her husband, Bernard Anthonioz, in Bossey, Haute-Savoie.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Le Panthéon

Place du Panthéon

Paris, , 75005

France

Europe

Map:

Grave Location:

Crypt

Grave Location Description

Enter through the main entrance, and go straight all the way to the back of the building. There will be a sign pointing left to go to the Crypt. Follow the signs and go down the staircase to the Crypt. In the Crypt, equal in size to the main hall above, though with space consumed by structural elements, you’ll see the tombs and memorials in various rooms branching out from the main hallway. Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz is located in an alcove with Pierre Brossolette, Germaine Tillion, and Jean Zay.

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48.846211, 2.345958

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