Michel Thomas

Male, Deceased Person

1914 – 2005

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Who was Michel Thomas?

Michel Thomas was a polyglot linguist, language teacher, and decorated war veteran. He survived imprisonment in several different Nazi concentration camps after serving in the Maquis of the French Resistance and worked with the U.S. Army Counter Intelligence Corps during World War II. After the war, Thomas emigrated to the United States, where he developed a language-teaching system known as the Michel Thomas Method. In 2004 he was awarded the Silver Star by the U.S. Army.

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Born
Feb 3, 1914
Łódź
Also known as
  • Michele Thomas
  • Thomas, Michel
Profession
Died
Jan 8, 2005
New York City

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