Yvonne De Gaulle

Yvonne de Gaulle (May 22, 1900-November 8, 1979), born as Yvonne Charlotte Anne Marie Vendroux, was the wife of Charles de Gaulle. They were married on April 7, 1921. She was sometimes known as "Tante Yvonne." She is known for the quote, "The presidency is temporary-but the family is permanent." She and her husband narrowly escaped an assassination attempt on August 22, 1962, when their Citro??n DS was targeted by machine gun fire arranged by Jean Bastien-Thiry at the Petit-Clamart

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