Émile Gentil

Military Person

1866 – 1914

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Who was Émile Gentil?

Émile Gentil was a French colonial administrator, naval officer, and colonial military leader.

Born at Volmunster in the department of Moselle, he later attended the École Navale, the school that formed French naval officers. As an ensign, he was assigned to conduct hydrographic soundings along the Gabonese coast from 1890 to 1892. In 1892 he joined the colonial administration in Gabon.

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Born
Apr 4, 1866
Moselle
Also known as
  • Emile Gentil
Education
  • École Navale
Died
Mar 30, 1914

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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