People: Feb. 26, 1965

People have suspected for years that somewhere in that grand French personality there was a touch of fighting Irish blood. Now French and Irish genealogists can prove it. And who should it be that Charles de Gaulle, 74, hails back to but Rudricus the Great, who ruled Ireland with might and main for 70 years before he died in 219 B.C. His descendants took the name MacCartan, and in 1711, a MacCartan emigrated from the Auld Sod to France where he married convent-educated Susanne Decoetlogon, who bore him five children, one of whom turned...

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