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Joseph Simon Gallieni

Joseph Simon Gallieni (24 April 1849 – 27 May 1916) was a French soldier, active for most of his career as a military commander and administrator in the French colonies. Gallieni is infamous in Madagascar as the French military leader who exiled Queen Ranavalona III and abolished the 350-year-old monarchy on the island.He was recalled from retirement at the outbreak of the First World War. As Military Governor of Paris he played an important role in the First Battle of the Marne, when Maunoury's Sixth Army, which was under his command, attacked the German west flank. A small portion of its strength was rushed to the front in commandeered Paris taxicabs.

From October 1915 he served as Minister of War, resigning from that post in March 1916 after criticizing the performance of the French Commander-in-Chief, Joseph Joffre (formerly his subordinate, earlier in their careers), during the German attack on Verdun. He was made Marshal of France posthumously in 1921.

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Some of their strengths

Joseph Simon Gallieni has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Strong, Adventurous, Honest, Artistic, Independent, and Brave.

Strong and Diligent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Joseph Simon Gallieni is someone who is a strong, diligent, and trustworthy person who approaches life with honesty and perseverance, but who is also physical, sensual, and artistic. A person who looks for jobs that tend to reflect their identity.

Constant and Serious

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Joseph Simon Gallieni well know them as someone who can be determined, unmoving, and firm, like a rock or a high mountain.

Active and Ambitious

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Joseph Simon Gallieni as someone who is active, ambitious, bold, and courageous.

A person who is driven and organized, is wise with money, who knows how to tell a good story, likes physical activity, and who loves learning.

Influential and Dynamic

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Joseph Simon Gallieni is someone who tends to be focused on spreading ideas, information, and activities.

They are also someone who is mysterious, intuitive, and diplomatic, and who has a keen intuition, charisma, and a focus on balance and partnership.

Patient and Compassionate

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Joseph Simon Gallieni tends to be someone who approaches life with grace and compassion, and who has a powerful and commanding personality. Who can be analytical, patient, and deliberate, avoiding risks and seeking out stability instead.

Some of Joseph Simon Gallieni's challenges

While Joseph Simon Gallieni has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Joseph Simon Gallieni can be Short-tempered, Impulsive, Stubborn, Idle, Aggressive, Blunt, and Egotistical.

Stubborn and Idle

One of Joseph Simon Gallieni's key challenges is that they are someone who can be seen as stubborn and, at times, lazy.

Joseph Simon Gallieni must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Impulsive and Aggressive

Joseph Simon Gallieni is someone who can be impulsive, aggressive, and confrontational, can have difficulty listening to others, be moody and high strung, have conflict with authority figures, be too judgmental of others, and who can be overindulgent and extravagant.

Materialistic and Aggressive

Finally, Joseph Simon Gallieni also can be materialistic, emotional, aggressive, stubborn, inconsistent, and be prone to big temper outbursts.

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