André Zeller

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André Zeller
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Born 1 January 1898
Besançon, France
Died 18 September 1979(1979-09-18) (aged 81)
Paris, France
Allegiance France
Service/branch French Army
Years of service 1915-1959
Rank Général d’Armée
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Algerian War
Algiers putsch of 1961

André Zeller (1 January 1898 – 18 September 1979) was a French Army general, one of the four generals who organized the Algiers putsch of 1961. He was sentenced to fifteen years in prison for his part in the putsch, but he was granted an amnesty in 1968.


(Received 10 citations)


  • Dialogues avec un lieutenant (Eng: Dialogues with a lieutenant) (Editions Plon, 1971)
  • Dialogues avec un colonel (Eng: Dialogues with a colonel) (Editions Plon, 1972)
  • Dialogues avec un général (Eng: Dialogues with a general) (Editions des Presses de la Cité, 1974)
  • Les Hommes de la Commune (Eng: The Men of the Commune) (Librairie Académique Perrin, 1969)
  • Soldats perdus (Eng: Lost soldiers) (Librairie Académique Perrin, 1977)