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Jean Laigret
Deceased Person, Person

Jean Laigret was a French biologist born in Blois. He was a student of the 'École principale du service de Santé de la Marine at Bordeaux, and during World War I served in the infantry. In 1915 he sustained war wounds, receiving the Croix de Guerre....


Hodh or El Hodh is a region of West Africa. Previously administered as part of French Sudan, the area was transferred to French Mauritania in 1944, apparently on a whim of the colonial governor Laigret. The transfer was still resented upon Mali's...