Harmignie, Pierre

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Name
Harmignie, Pierre Gender: M
Pierre Auguste Ernest Joseph Harmignie
born on 4 April 1885 at 01:10 (= 01:10 AM )
Place Mons, Belgium, 50n27, 3e56
Timezone BMT m4e2230 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 14°25' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 05°11 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 28°04'



Pierre Harmignie

Biography

Belgian Catholic priest, the parish priest of Charleroi, he was active in the Resistance against the German occupation. For example, he hid Jewish children and stole bags of food to feed them. He was also in contact with Communist resistance fighters. Along with eighteen other hostages, he was assassinated by order of Victor Matthys at dawn on 18 August 1944 in Courcelles, Belgium.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hainaut archives (no. 158).

Categories

  • Vocation : Law : Spy/ Counter agent (Resistant)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Catholic priest)