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Albina Du Boisrouvray
Countess Albina du Boisrouvray (born 1941) is a former journalist and film producer who has become a global philanthropist and social entrepreneur working with AIDS
AIDS
victims and impoverished communities around the world.[2] She is the founder of FXB International, a non-governmental organization established in memory of her son, François-Xavier Bagnoud.[3] Du Boisrouvray is the grandchild of the Bolivian King of Tin, Simón Patiño. She is the cousin of Prince Rainier of Monaco
Prince Rainier of Monaco
and godmother to Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco.[4]Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career2.1 FXB International3 Awards and recognition 4 Personal life 5 References 6 External linksEarly life and education[edit] She is the daughter of Count Guy de Jacquelot du Boisrouvray (died 1980) and Luz Mila Patiño Rodríguez
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University Of Sorbonne
The University of Paris (French: Université de Paris), metonymically known as the Sorbonne (French: [sɔʁbɔn], one of its buildings), was a university in Paris, France, from around 1150 to 1793, from 1806 to 1970. Emerging around 1150 as a corporation associated with the cathedral school of Notre Dame de Paris, it was considered the second-oldest university in Europe.[1] Officially chartered in 1200 by King Philip II (Philippe-Auguste) of France and recognised in 1215 by Pope Innocent III, it was later often nicknamed after its theological College of Sorbonne founded by Robert de Sorbon and chartered by French King Saint Louis around 1257.[citation needed] Internationally highly reputed for its academic performance in the humanities ever since the Middle Ages – notably in theology and philosophy – it introduced several academic standards and traditions that have endured ever since and spread internationally, such as doctoral degrees and student nations
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Montreal
Montreal
Montreal
(/ˌmʌntriˈɒl/ ( listen);[14] French: [mɔ̃ʁeal] ( listen); officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada
Canada
as a whole. Originally called Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary",[15] it is named after Mount Royal,[16] the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city,[17][18] and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard
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Police Python 357
Police Python 357 (also known as The Case Against Ferro) is a 1976 French crime-thriller film written and directed by Alain Corneau.[1][2] It is an adaptation of the storyline of Kenneth Fearing's novel, The Big Clock. Cast[edit]Yves Montand as Inspector Marc Ferrot François Périer as Police Commissioner Ganay Simone Signoret as Thérèse Ganay Stefania Sandrelli as Sylvia Leopardi Mathieu Carrière as Inspector Ménard Vadim Glowna as Inspector Abadie Claude Bertrand as Merchant of pigs Serge Marquand as "The Red"References[edit]^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.  ^ Alison Smith. French Cinema in the 1970s: The Echoes of May. Manchester University Press, 2005. ISBN 0719063418. External links[edit]Police Python 357 on IMDbThis article about a 1970s thriller film is a stub
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Yves Montand
Ivo Livi, better known as Yves Montand
Yves Montand
(French pronunciation: ​[iv mɔ̃tɑ̃]; 13 October 1921 – 9 November 1991), was an Italian-French actor and singer.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 Discography 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Montand was born Ivo Livi in Monsummano Terme, Italy, to Giovanni Livi, a broom manufacturer,[1][2][3] and Giuseppina Simoni, a devout Catholic, while her husband held strong Communist beliefs.[1] Montand's family left for France in 1923 because of Italy's Fascist regime.[4] He grew up in Marseille, where, as a young man, he worked in his sister's beauty salon (Salon de Coiffure), and later on the docks. He began a career in show business as a music-hall singer. In 1944, he was discovered by Édith Piaf
Édith Piaf
in Paris and she made him part of her act.[citation needed] Career[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification
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Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
(French: [simɔn siɲɔʁɛ]; 25 March 1921 – 30 September 1985) was a French cinema
French cinema
actress often hailed as one of France's greatest film stars
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Sotheby's
Sotheby's
Sotheby's
/ˈsʌðəbiz/ is a British multinational corporation headquartered in New York City. One of the world's largest brokers of fine and decorative art, jewelry, real estate, and collectibles, Sotheby's
Sotheby's
operation is divided into three segments: auction, finance, and dealer. The company’s services range from corporate art services to private sales. It is named after one of its cofounders, John Sotheby. Sotheby's
Sotheby's
is the world’s fourth oldest auction house in continuous operation, with 90 locations in 40 countries. As of December 2011, the company had 1,446 employees worldwide. It is the world's largest art business with global sales in 2011 totalling $5.8 billion.[3] Sotheby's
Sotheby's
was established on 11 March 1744 in London
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Wallis Simpson
Wallis Simpson
Wallis Simpson
(born Bessie Wallis Warfield; 19 June 1896[1] – 24 April 1986), later known as the Duchess of Windsor, was an American socialite whose intended marriage to the British king Edward VIII caused a constitutional crisis that led to Edward's abdication. Wallis grew up in Baltimore. Her father died shortly after her birth and she and her widowed mother were partly supported by their wealthier relatives. Her first marriage, to U.S. naval officer Win Spencer, was punctuated by periods of separation and eventually ended in divorce. In 1931, during her second marriage, to Ernest Simpson, she met Edward, then Prince of Wales
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University Of Michigan
The University of Michigan
Michigan
(UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The University of Michigan
Michigan
is the state's oldest university, founded in 1817 in Detroit, Michigan
Michigan
as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, 20 years before the Michigan
Michigan
Territory became a state. It moved to Ann Arbor in 1837 onto 40 acres (16 ha) of what is now known as Central Campus. Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university campus has expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 34 million gross square feet (780 acres; 3.2 km2) spread out over a Central Campus and North Campus, two regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn, and a Center in Detroit
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AIDS
Human immunodeficiency virus
Human immunodeficiency virus
infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).[9][10][11] Following initial infection, a person may not notice any symptoms or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness.[5] Typically, this is followed by a prolonged period with no symptoms.[6] As the infection progresses, it interferes more with the immune system, increasing the risk of common infections like tuberculosis, as well as other opportunistic infections, and tumors that rarely affec
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Harvard University
Harvard University
Harvard University
is a private Ivy League
Ivy League
research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1636 and named for clergyman John Harvard (its first benefactor), its history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities.[8] Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning,[9] and the Harvard Corporation
Harvard Corporation
(formally, the President and Fellows of Harvard College) is its first chartered corporation. Although never formally affiliated with any denomination, the early College primarily trained Congregational and Unitarian clergy. Its curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century, and by the 19th century, Harvard had emerged as the central cultural establishment among Boston elites.[10][11] Following the American Civil War, President Charles W
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Chevalier Des Arts Et Des Lettres
CommandeurOfficierChevalier Ribbon
Ribbon
bars of the orderThe Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
(Order of Arts and Letters) is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture, and its supplementary status to the Ordre national du Mérite
Ordre national du Mérite
was confirmed by President Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle
in 1963
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Légion D'honneur
The Legion of Honour, full name, National Order of the Legion of Honour (French: Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur),[2] is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present. The order's motto is "Honneur et Patrie" ("Honour and Fatherland"), and its seat is the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur
Palais de la Légion d'Honneur
next to the Musée d'Orsay, on the left bank of the
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Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
(French: [katʁin dənœv]; born 22 October 1943) is a French actress as well as an occasional singer, model and producer. She gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel, François Truffaut
François Truffaut
and Roman Polanski.[1] In 1985, she succeeded Mireille Mathieu
Mireille Mathieu
as the official face of Marianne, France's national symbol of liberty. A 14-time César Award
César Award
nominee, she won for her performances in Truffaut's The Last Metro
The Last Metro
(1980) and Régis Wargnier's Indochine (1992)
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Schwab Foundation
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship provides platforms at the country, regional and global levels to promote social entrepreneurship. The Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1998. Its purpose is to "advance social entrepreneurship and to foster social entrepreneurs as an important catalyst for societal innovation and progress."[1] The Foundation is under the legal supervision of the Swiss Federal Government. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland. Each year the Foundation selects 20-25 Social Entrepreneurs through a global “ Social Entrepreneur of the Year” competition.Contents1 History 2 Activities 3 Foundation Board 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Professor Klaus Schwab created the World Economic Forum as an independent not-for-profit foundation in 1971
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Davos World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss nonprofit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva, Switzerland. Recognised in 2015 by the Swiss authorities as an "other international body" under Switzerland's Host State Act 2007 (HSA, SR 192.12),[1] its mission is cited as "committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas". The forum is best known for its annual meeting at the end of January in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland. The meeting brings together some 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, economists, celebrities and journalists for up to four days to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world
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