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Terracher, Louis Adolphe

Date of birth:
February 16th, 1881 (Vindelle, France)
Date of death:
April 2nd, 1955 (Vichy, France)
French (1870-present, Republic)


19 December 1940 - 2 January 1944: Secretary General for Public Instruction.

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Awarded on:
September 7th, 1927
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1937
Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur


  • Photo 1: Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)
  • - Henry Coston, L'Ordre de la Francisque et la révolution nationale (2002)
    - JORF du 28 août 1937 no 200, p. 9981