Yvette Lundy

Yvette Lundy
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Lundy in 2014
Born(1916-04-22)22 April 1916
Died3 November 2019(2019-11-03) (aged 103)
NationalityFrench

Yvette Lundy (22 April 1916 – 3 November 2019) was a French resistance fighter during the French Resistance of World War II. She provided the inspiration for the character of Mademoiselle Lise Lundi in the 2009 film Korkoro, written and directed by Tony Gatlif.[1]

Early life

She was born on 22 April 1916 in Oger, France;[2] she was the youngest of seven siblings[1][3] in a family of agricultural workers originating from the Reims area.[4] In 1938 she began working as a teacher at Gionges, and as secretary to the mayor there.[5][6] During May 1940, as the Battle of France began, she fled the area, but returned two months later.[4]

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