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Jean  DROIT

Date of birth: 1884

Date of death: 1961

Nationality : Jean  DROIT

John Law was born August 28, 1884 at Laneuveville-devant-Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and died in Vincennes, December 7, 1961, he was a painter, illustrator, writer, publicist, scout, teacher and outstanding educator, a great friend of youth. Contemporary of Lord Baden Powell, it is one of the founding pioneers of Scouting in France and Belgium. His totem was "Talkative Wolf." John Law was born August 28, 1884 at Laneuveville-devant-Nancy. From a middle-class family, he came to the age of 8 years, with his family in Belgium Courcelles-Motte (Hainaut). His father ran the ice-cream of Saint-Gobain. At the end of the Great War 1914-1918, he moved to France and married. He is the father of the novelist, journalist and French academic Michel law and grandfather of photographer Eric Law. His childhood and primary education takes place in Belgium, the local school Courcelles-Motte workers with children wearing shoes. "I spoke before Wallon express myself properly in French," he liked to recall very often. There will always be attached to Belgium, his second homeland he said. In the summer of 1914, he returned to France where he was drafted. He was the friend of the great French writer Georges Duhamel he realized his advice: "Make his life a work rather than a career."


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