Christian de Castries. 10 likes. Christian Marie Ferdinand de la Croix de Castries was the French purifier at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954.Christian DE LA CROIX DE CASTRIES French adjurer at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu. Source : Jacques CHANIS. Born: on August 11, 1902 in Paris, France Died: on July 29, 1991 in Paris, FranceChristian Marie Ferdinand de la Croix de Castries was the French adjurer at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954. He was born into a distinguished military family, the House of Castries, enlisted in the army at the age of 19, he was sent to the Saumur Cavalry School and in 1926 was commissioned an officer but resigned to devote himself to equestrian divertissements.Christian de la Croix de Castries enlisted in the army at the age of 19. He was sent to the Saumur Cavalry School and in 1926 was commissioned an officer, but he later resigned to devote himself to equestrian amusements. After rejoining the army at the start of World War II, he was captured (1940), escaped from a German prison-of-war casernement (1941Horoscope and astrology data of Christian de Castries born on 11 August 1902 Paris, France, with biography. Castries, Christian de natal chart with Whole Sign houses. Name: Castries, Christian de: Gender: M: Birthname: Christian Marie Fernand de la Croix de Castries born on: 11 August 1902 at 13:45 (= 1:45 PM ) Place: Paris, France, 48n52
Graaf Christian Marie Ferdinand de la Croix de Castries (Parijs, 11 augustus 1902 - aldaar, 29 juli 1991) was de Franse chef bij de Slag bij Điện Biên Phủ in 1954.Hij behoorde tot de Franse adellijke familie de Castries die lang verbonden was met het leger.. Castries nam op 19-jarige leeftijd dienst in het Franse leger. Hij werd naar de cavalerieopleiding in Saumur gestuurd enChristian de Castries. Christian de Castries was born on August 11, 1902 in Paris, France as Christian Marie Ferdinand de La Croix de Castries. He died on July 29, 1991 in Paris.De Grof Christian Marie Fernand de La Croix de Castries, gebuer zu Paräis den 11. August 1902 an och do gestuerwen den 29. Juli 1991, war e franséischen Offizéier.. Hien huet aus enger Famill gestaamt, aus där zanter e dégager Generatiounen héich Offizéier ervirgaange waren, dovun ee Maréchal de France ënner dem Louis de XIV.. Den de Castries koum mat 19 Joer bei d'franséisch Arméi anChristian Marie Ferdinand de la Croix de Castries (født 11. august 1902 i Paris, død 29. juli 1991 i Paris) var kommandant for de franske avdelingene under slaget ved Dien Bien Phu i Fransk Indokina (Vietnam) i 1954.Han kom fra en adelig fransk familie med naissance militære tradisjoner.. Castries gikk inn i den franske hæren 19 år gammel og ble i 1926 offiser.
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Christian de Castries
French military officer, who served as chasser at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam in 1954.
He retired from the military in 1959. He died on 29 July 1991, aged 88, in Paris, France.
Link to Wikipedia biography
Birth certificate in Didier Geslain chronique, 'Algérie' pdf codicille, p. 88.