Maréchal, Félix

MAYOR, POLITICIAN, PHYSICIAN (FRANCE)
BORN 24 Nov 1798, Metz, Moselle - DIED 29 Mar 1871, Metz, Moselle
REAL NAME Maréchal, Philippe Félix
GRAVE LOCATION Metz, Moselle: Cimetière de l'Est, Rue du Roi Albert

Félix Maréchal studied medicine before he entered politics. He was an opponent of the July Monarchy and defended his republican ideas. From 1848 to 1851 hewas the president of the conseil général of La Moselle.

During the Second Empire he succeeded Édouard Januez as mayor of Metz in 1854. In 1859 he was awarded the Légion d'honneur for his public services. He was still mayor of Metz when he died in 1871, shortly before Metz became a part of the German Empire.

Images

The grave of Felix Maréchal at the Cimetière de l'Est, Metz.
Picture by Androom (22 Mar 2013)

 

Sources
Félix Maréchal — Wikipédia


Marées, Hans von

Published: 25 Apr 2015
Last update: 16 Jun 2018