Célestin Hennion

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Célestin Hennion

Birthplace: Gommegnies, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: March 14, 1915 (52)
Sainte-Adresse, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France
Place of Burial: Gommegnies, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Ghislain Joseph Hennion and Mary Catherine Basilaire
Husband of Cornélie Leveque
Father of Pierre Hennion and Germaine Hennion

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About Célestin Hennion

Célestin Hennion (8 September 1862 - 14 March 1915) was a French police officer who rose to head the Prefecture of Police (French: Préfecture de Police). He is notable for his reorganisation of the Préfecture and the introduction of the Tiger's Brigades (French: Brigades du Tigre). In France, he is considered to be one of the pioneers of modern policing.

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Célestin Hennion's Timeline

September 8, 1862
Gommegnies, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
March 8, 1893
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
March 14, 1915
Age 52
Sainte-Adresse, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France
Gommegnies, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France