Joffre, Joseph Jacques Césaire

Jof·fre (zhôfʹrə), Joseph Jacques Césaire. 1852-1931.
French field marshal who commanded the Allied armies in France during World War I.

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  • Joffre, Joseph-Jacques-Césaire — (1852 1931)    marshal of France    Known chiefly for his command of the French army during World War I, Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre was born in Rivesaltes and educated at the École polytechnique in Paris. Joffre served in French colonies in… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Joffre, Joseph-Jacques-Césaire — ▪ French general born Jan. 12, 1852, Rivesaltes, Fr. died Jan. 3, 1931, Paris  commander in chief (1914–16) of the French armies on the Western Front in World War I, who won fame as “the Victor of the Marne.”       After graduating from the École …   Universalium

  • Joffre, Joseph (-Jacques-Césaire) — (12 ene. 1852, Rivesaltes, Francia–3 ene. 1931, París). Comandante en jefe del ejército francés en el frente occidental en la primera guerra mundial. Fue el responsable de la desastrosa campaña con la que las fuerzas francesas iniciaron las… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Joffre, Joseph (-Jacques-Césaire) — born Jan. 12, 1852, Rivesaltes, France died Jan. 3, 1931, Paris French commander in chief on the Western Front in World War I. He was responsible for the calamitous campaign with which the French army began operations in 1914 against Germany, but …   Universalium

  • Joseph Jacques Cesaire Joffre — noun French field marshal who commanded the Allied armies in France during World War II (1852 1931) • Syn: ↑Joffre • Instance Hypernyms: ↑field marshal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jacques — /zhahk/, n. a male given name, French form of Jacob or James. * * * (as used in expressions) Jacques Fournier Besson Jacques Bossuet Jacques Bénigne Brel Jacques Brissot de Warville Jacques Pierre Callot Jacques Cartier Jacques Chirac Jacques… …   Universalium

  • Joseph — /joh zeuhf, seuhf/, n. 1. Jacob s eleventh son, the first of Jacob and his second wife, Rachel: sold into slavery by his brothers. Gen. 30:22 24; 37. 2. the husband of Mary who was the mother of Jesus. Matt. 1:16 25. 3. (Hinmaton yalaktit), c1840 …   Universalium

  • Jacques — (as used in expressions) Amboise, Jacques d Jacques Joseph Ahearn Jean Jacques Fougère Audubon Jacques Fournier Besson, Jacques Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne Brel, Jacques Brissot (de Warville), Jacques Pierre Callot, Jacques Cartier, Jacques Chirac,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Joseph — (as used in expressions) Abbot, Sir John (Joseph Caldwell) Addison, Joseph Akiba ben Joseph Jacques Joseph Ahearn Arrow, Kenneth J(oseph) Abba Mari ben Moses ben Joseph Banks, Sir Joseph Belloc, (Joseph Pierre) Hilaire Berrigan, Daniel (Joseph) y …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Joseph Joffre — Joffre redirects here. For the former settlement in California, see Joffre, California. Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre Nickname Papa Joffre …   Wikipedia

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