Lanny, Michel

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Brussels, 1872 - Brussels, 1932

Activity

1903 - 1904 Courtrai, Chaussée de Menin, 3<04> (private)
Michel Florentin, ° 9.6.1872. Recorded as a fairground trader without a fixed domicile at the birth of a son in Falaise [Calvados, F] in August 1897 and then as a photographer living on this street in January 1903 and at this address in July 1904. Lanny came to public attention for a domestic incident here in May 1904 when he was briefly arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. He had stabbed his five year old son with a kitchen knife in what he claimed was a tragic accident.
1905 Courtrai, Heulesteenweg (private)
Recorded as a photographer living on this street in February 1905, when he performed an act of redemption by stopping an out-of-control horse in the city centre. Lanny received a second class medal for acts of courage and self-sacrifice in July 1905. "Michel Florentin - Lanny" was still registered as a photographer in Courtrai when declared bankrupt on 29.5.1909.

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1903 - 1904 Courtrai, Chaussée de Menin, 3<04> (private)
1905 Courtrai, Heulesteenweg (private)

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DIRECTORY_2017#1994

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SFJ / MD new 18.2.2021

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