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Paul-Emile Victor

Paul-Émile Victor was a French ethnologist and explorer.

Victor was born in Geneva, Switzerland to French Jewish parents of Bohemian and Polish descent. He graduated from École Centrale de Lyon in 1928. In 1931, he learned how to fly with his instructor and friend, Claude de Cambronne. In 1936, he led an expedition traversing Greenland by dog-sled. Victor, Robert Gessain, Michel Perez, and Eigil Knuth completed the 825 km from Christianshåb in the west to Angmagssalik in the east in 44 days. During World War II, he engaged himself in the US Air Forces.

After the War, he initiated the Expéditions polaires françaises to organize French polar expeditions. He died in 1995 on Bora Bora, to which he had retired in 1977.

A survey led by Victor in 1951 concluded that, under the ice sheet, Greenland is composed of three large islands. In 1952 he was awarded the Patron's Gold Medal by the Royal Geographical Society of London for the work.Mount Victor, in the Belgica Mountains of Antarctica, is named for him.

His son, Jean-Christophe Victor, stars in the weekly geopolitical show Le dessous des cartes on Arte until December 2016.

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Some of their strengths

Paul-Emile Victor has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Passionate, Ambitious, Charismatic, Intuitive, Imaginative, Creative, and Compassionate.

Intuitive and Imaginative

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Paul-Emile Victor is someone who is a highly intuitive, creative and imaginative person who is very loyal, caring and compassionate to others. A person who sees life as a journey not a destination.

Constant and Serious

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

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Paul-Emile Victor as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Altruistic and Ambitious

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Paul-Emile Victor is someone who is the type of person who rallies behind a group, cause, or community, and who enjoys being dedicated to a higher cause of some sort.

They are also someone who is balanced, organized, and in-charge, and who loves traveling, working hard, and figuring out the patterns of things.

Traditional and Patient

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Paul-Emile Victor tends to be someone who is a patient person that is very emotional, has a very sharp memory, has an ability to understand people, and who tends to be traditional and frugal.

Some of Paul-Emile Victor's challenges

While Paul-Emile Victor has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Paul-Emile Victor can be Emotional, Standoffish, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Complicated, Brusque, and Relentless.

Emotional and Standoffish

One of Paul-Emile Victor's key challenges is that they are someone who can be emotional and standoffish.

Paul-Emile Victor must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive, and can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Relentless and Inflexible

Paul-Emile Victor is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Sensitive and Money-oriented

Finally, Paul-Emile Victor also can have mood swings, be overly sensititive, and be a bit rigid and materialistic.

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