Tuesday, May 26, 2015

At the Sorbonne, the tribute to four figures of the Resistance, the … – Le Monde

A tribute to four figures of the Resistance was made Tuesday, May 26 at the Sorbonne, on the eve of their entry into the Pantheon.

The journalist tortured by the Gestapo Pierre Brossolette; the founder of ATD Fourth World, Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz, and the anthropologist Germaine Tillion, both deported to Ravensbrück; Minister of People’s Front Jean Zay was murdered by militia: the four figures of the Resistance will enter the Pantheon Wednesday, May 27 The homage ceremonies began on Tuesday in Paris

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The funeral procession crossed the capital by taking the path of liberation of Paris. Party of the Porte d’Orléans, he traveled du General Leclerc avenue, avenue Denfert-Rochereau and Port Royal Boulevard. After a tribute organized by the Paris City Hall place Camille Jullian, the procession has rallied the Sorbonne.

Driven by the Republican Guard, the coffins were placed one by one on the square in front of the chapel the Sorbonne. The supporters Song and The Red Poster were sung by a choir of Parisian high schools La Fontaine and Racine, before a tribute school world, in the presence of the Minister Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem.

The courtyard of the Sorbonne is freely available up to 21 h 30. It was on Wednesday that Francois Hollande will chair the entrance to the Pantheon of these four personalities on the occasion of the National Day of Resistance. It will go up the Rue Soufflot and deliver a speech at the steps of this secular temple inaugurated in 1791.


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